[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43335-43336]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18271]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-765, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
756, Application for Employment Authorization; OMB Control No. 1615-
0040.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously 
published in the Federal Register on April 19, 2011, at 76 FR 21912 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any 
comments for this information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
August 19, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    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), and to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk 
Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory 
Products Division, Clearance Officer, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 
5012, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via 
facsimile to 202-272-8352 or via e-mail at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov, and 
to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-
mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB 
Control Number 1615-0040. Written comments and suggestions from the 
public and affected agencies should address one or more of the 
following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the 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 agency's estimate of the burden of 
the 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 a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Employment 
Authorization.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security

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sponsoring the collection: Form I-765. 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 and households. The 
information collected on this form is used by the USCIS to determine 
eligibility for the issuance of the employment document.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,885,296 
responses at 3 hours and 25 minutes (3.42 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 6,447,712 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please visit: http://www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp.
    If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory 
Products Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 5012, Washington, DC 
20529-2020, telephone (202) 272-8377.

    Dated: July 14, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-18271 Filed 7-19-11; 8:45 am]
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