[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 210 (Tuesday, October 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65705-65706]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26691]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0051]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Monthly Report on 
Naturalization Papers, Form Number N-4; Extension, Without Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection

ACTION: 30-Day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 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 notice was previously 
published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2012, at 77 FR 41796, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment 
in connection with the 60-day notice and acknowledges receipt in item 8 
of the supporting statement.

DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
November 29, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.

ADDRESSES: 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 OMB 
USCIS Desk Officer and to DHS. Comments should be submitted to the OMB 
USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Comments may also be submitted to DHS by using 
one of the following methods: via mail to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy 
and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020; via email to 
USCISFRComment@uscis.dhs.gov; or via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web 
site at http://www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-2005-
0032. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add 1615-
0051 in the subject box. All submissions received must include the 
agency name, OMB Control Number and e-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.

    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 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 agency's 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 Request: Extension, Without 
Change, of a Currently Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Monthly Report on Naturalization 
Papers.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: N-4; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State or local Governments. Section 
339 of the Immigration and Nationality Act requires that the clerk of 
each court that administers the oath of allegiance notify USCIS of all 
persons to whom the oath of allegiance for naturalization is 
administered, within 30 days after the close of the month in which the 
oath was administered. This form provides a format listing the number 
of those persons to USCIS and provides accountability for the delivery 
of the certificates of naturalization as required under that section of 
law.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 160 respondents 
at 12 responses annually at 30 minutes (0.5) per response.

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    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 960 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with 
supplementary documents, or need additional information, please visit 
http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office 
of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020; Telephone 202-272-
8377.

    Dated: October 25, 2012.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-26691 Filed 10-29-12; 8:45 am]
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