[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 147 (Monday, August 1, 2011)]
[Pages 45843-45844]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-19423]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

 [OMB Control No. 1615-0092]

Agency Information Collection Activities: E-Verify Program

ACTION: 60-Day Notice: Correction.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
on July 13, 2011, USCIS published a 60-day notice, ``Memorandum of 
Understanding to Participate in the Basic Pilot Employment Eligibility 
Program; Verify Employment Eligibility Status'' in the Federal Register 
at 76 FR 41279. USCIS is correcting two errors in this notice. First, 
the title incorrectly read ``Memorandum of Understanding to Participate 
in the Basic Pilot Employment Eligibility Program; Verify Employment 
Eligibility Status''. Instead it should read ``E-Verify Program.'' 
Second, comments are not requested on the E-Verify Memorandum of 
Understanding as previously published. Instead, comments are requested 
on the burden for enrolling in E-Verify (and modifying an ID/IQ 
contract if applicable), inputting information directly from Form I-9, 
Employment Eligibility Verification into the E-Verify web interface, 
and performing initial and secondary queries (for example: referring 
and resolving tentative nonconfirmations.).
    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), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via 
facsimile to 202-272-0997 or via e-mail at [email protected]. When 
submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control 
Number 1615-0092 in the subject box.
    The public comment period is unchanged and ends September 12, 2011, 
as cited in the previously published 60-day notice at 76 FR 41279 on 
July 13, 2011.

    Note:  The address listed in this notice should be used only 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

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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 (TTY 1-800-767-1833).

    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: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    2. Title of the Form/Collection: E-Verify Program.
    3. Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Agency 
Form Number; File OMB-18. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for profit. E-
Verify allows employers to electronically verify the employment 
eligibility status of newly hired employees.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 125,015 completing 
the E-Verify web interface at 17 responses at .86 hours (52 minutes) 
per response; 521,134 employers registering to participate in the 
program at 2.26 hours (2 hours and 15 minutes) per response; 3,333 
requiring ID/IQ modification at 2 hours per response; 4,094,955 initial 
queries at .12 hours (7 minutes) per response; 195,329 secondary 
queries at 1.94 hours (1 hour 56 minutes) per response.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 3,882,482 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the supporting statement, 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 number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: July 27, 2011.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-19423 Filed 7-29-11; 8:45 am]