[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 24, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52961-52962]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21584]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-300; Revision of 
an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N-
300, Application to File Declaration of Intention; OMB Control No. 
1615-0078.

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    The Department 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

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public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be 
accepted for sixty days until October 24, 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 
uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make 
sure to add OMB Control No. 1615-0078 in the subject box.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning this information collection. 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.


    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the collection of information 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: Revision of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to File Declaration 
of Intention.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-300; 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form N-
300 will be used by permanent residents to file a declaration of 
intention to become a citizen of the United States. This collection is 
also used to satisfy documentary requirements for those seeking to work 
in certain occupations or professions, or to obtain various licenses.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 85 responses at 
.75 hours (45 minutes) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 64 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.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.

    Dated: August 18, 2011.
Liana Miranda-Valido,
Management and Program Analyst, Regulatory Products Division, Office of 
the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 
Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-21584 Filed 8-23-11; 8:45 am]
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