[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 106 (Thursday, June 2, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31971-31972]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-13631]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-212; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
212, Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the 
United States after Deportation or Removal; OMB Control No. 1615-0018.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, 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 was previously 
published in the Federal Register on March 16, 2011, at 76 FR 14419, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received no comments 
for this information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
July 5, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    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), and to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, 
Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, 
Clearance Office, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20529-2020. 
Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-0997 or 
via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and OMB

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USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-mail at 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please 
make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615-0018 in the subject box. 
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 of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Permission to 
Reapply for Admission into the United States after Deportation or 
Removal.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-212; 
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. USCIS 
uses the information provided on Form I-212 to adjudicate applications 
filed by aliens requesting consent to reapply for admission to the 
United States after deportation, removal or departure, as provided 
under section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 3,272 responses 
at 2 hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 6,544 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 202-272-8377.

    Dated: May 26, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-13631 Filed 6-1-11; 8:45 am]
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