[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 131 (Friday, July 8, 2011)]
[Pages 40385-40386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-17124]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-907, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection under review: form I-
907, request for premium processing service.


    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 April 12, 2011, at 76 FR 20361, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any 
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
August 8, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    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, 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.
    When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB 
Control Number 1615-0048 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 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: Request for Premium Processing 
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-907. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Businesses. Through this form, USCIS 
provides employers with the opportunity to request expedite processing 
of certain employment-based requests.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
     Filing by Mail 96,000 responses at .50 hours (30 minutes) 
per response.
     Electronically 4,000 responses at .333 hours (20 minutes) 
per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 49,332 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, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020, telephone number 202-272-8377.

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    Dated: July 1, 2011.
Evadne Hagigal,
Acting Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-17124 Filed 7-7-11; 8:45 am]