[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 114 (Wednesday, June 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35418-35419]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-14347]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Biographic Information, 
Extension, Without Change of a Currently Approved Collection

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form G-
325; G-325A; G-325B; G-325C.

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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 in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the 
public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be 
accepted for sixty days until August 13, 2012.
    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, Office of Policy and Strategy, Laura 
Dawkins, Acting Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be 
submitted to DHS via email at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov referencing the 
OMB Control Number 1615-0008 in the subject box or via the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal Web site at http://www.Regulations.gov under e-
Docket ID number USCIS-2005-0024.
    All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket 
ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the 
amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary 
submission you make to DHS. For additional information please read the 
Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of 
http://www.regulations.gov.
    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, without Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Biographic Information.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: G-325, 
Biographic Information; G-325A, Biographic Information; G-325B, 
Biographic Information; G-325C, Biographic Information.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. These 
forms are used when it is necessary to check other agency records on 
applications or petitions submitted by applicants for certain benefits 
under the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,461,188 
respondents. The estimated average burden per response for the G-325 is 
.25 hours, for the G-325A is .25 hours, for the G-325B is .416 hours, 
and for the G-325C is .25 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 35,000 Hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: 
USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 
20 Massachusetts Avenue NW.,

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Washington, DC 20529, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: June 6, 2012.
Laura Dawkins,
Acting Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and 
Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-14347 Filed 6-12-12; 8:45 am]
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