[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 49 (Tuesday, March 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 14817]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-6013]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

 Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-829, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions.

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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 
notice is published to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days 
until May 14, 2012.
    During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-829. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-829, we 
will advise the public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal 
Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public 
will then have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form I-829.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice, and especially with regard to 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 email at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov. When 
submitting comments by email please add the OMB Control Number 1615-
0045 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 proposed 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: Extension of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition by Entrepreneur to 
Remove Conditions.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-829. 
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. This 
form is used by a conditional resident alien entrepreneur who obtained 
such status through a qualifying investment, to apply to remove 
conditions on his or her conditional residence, and on the conditional 
residence for his or her spouse and children(s).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 441 responses 
at 1 hour and 5 minutes (1.08 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 476 annual burden hours.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Room 
5012, Washington, DC 20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    March 8, 2012.
Sunday A. Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-6013 Filed 3-12-12; 8:45 am]
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