[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 82 (Thursday, April 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23833-23834]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-10246]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Supplement A to Form I-
539: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 
Supplement A to Form I-539 (Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant 
Status Applicants); OMB Control No. 1615-0004.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request for review and clearance in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. 
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until June 
27, 2011.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, Clearance Officer, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also 
be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-0997 or via e-mail at 
rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure 
to add OMB Control No. 1615-0004 in the subject box.

    Note:  The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning the extension of Supplement A to Form I-
539 (Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status Applicants). 
Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries 
to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of 
your individual case, please check ``My Case Status'' online at 
https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National 
Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833).

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies should address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Supplement A to Form I-539 
(Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status Applicants).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Supplement A 
to Form I-539. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. This form 
will be used for nonimmigrants to apply for an extension of stay, for a 
change to another nonimmigrant classification, or for obtaining V 
nonimmigrant classification.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 200 responses 
at 30 minutes (.50 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 100 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/ gov/. We may also be 
contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the 
Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.


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    Dated: April 22, 2011.
Evadne Hagigal,
Senior Management and Program Analyst, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-10246 Filed 4-27-11; 8:45 am]
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