[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 197 (Wednesday, October 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 63322]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-26363]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-28, Revision of 
an Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form G-
28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited 
Representative.

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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 
December 12, 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, 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. 
1615-0105 in the subject box.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning the revision of 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 (TTY 1-800-
767-1833).

    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 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: Revision of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Entry of Appearance as 
Attorney or Accredited Representative.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G-28. 
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. The data 
collected on Form G-28 is used by DHS to determine eligibility of the 
individual to appear as a representative.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 2,479,000 
responses at 20 minutes (.333) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 825,507 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of 
this 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: October 6, 20111.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-26363 Filed 10-11-11; 8:45 am]
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