[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 14 (Monday, January 23, 2012)]
[Page 3278]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-1183]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-1145; Revision 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: E-
Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, Form G-1145.


    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request for review and clearance in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The information 
collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days 
until March 23, 2012.
    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 email at USCISFRComment@dhs.gov. 
When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add OMB Control 
No. 1615-0109 in the subject box.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning the extension of the Form G-1145. 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, 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 concerning the collection of information 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: Revision of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: E-Notification of Application/
Petition Acceptance.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G-1145; 
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. If an 
applicant or petitioner wants to be notified via email and/or text 
message on their cell phone that their application or petition has been 
accepted, they are requested to provide their email address and/or cell 
phone number on the E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance, 
Form G-1145, and attach the form to the application or petition.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,000,000 
responses at 3 minutes (0.05 hour) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 50,000 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 number (202) 272-8377.

    Dated: January 18, 2012.
Sunday Aigbe,
Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-1183 Filed 1-20-12; 8:45 am]