[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 120 (Wednesday, June 22, 2011)]
[Pages 36560-36561]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-15511]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities; Form N-300; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N-
300, Application to File Declaration of Intention; OMB Control No. 


    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 28, 2011 at 76 FR 17144, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment 
in connection with that notice, which requested an extension of 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 22, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this

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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 uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via 
facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Please do not submit requests for individual 
case status inquiries to these addresses. If you are seeking 
information about the status of your individual case, please check ``My 
Case Status'' online at https:[sol][sol]egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard, 
or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 
(TTY 1-800-767-1833).
    When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB 
Control Number 1615-0078 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 to File Declaration 
of Intention.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-300; 
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. Form N-
300 will be used by permanent residents to file a declaration of 
intention to become a citizen of the United States. This collection is 
also used to satisfy documentary requirements for those seeking to work 
in certain occupations or professions, or to obtain various licenses.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 45 responses at 
.75 hours (45 minutes) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 34 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov[sol].
    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: June 15, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-15511 Filed 6-21-11; 8:45 am]