[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 68 (Monday, April 9, 2012)]
[Pages 21105-21106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8509]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: Form G-
1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance; OMB Control 
No. 1615-0109.


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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 notice was previously 
published in the Federal Register on January 23, 2012, at 77 FR 3278, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any 
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 May 
9, 2012. 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 Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 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 and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile 
at (202) 395-5806 or via email at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When 
submitting comments by email please make sure to add OMB Control Number 
1615-0109 in the subject line. 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 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.

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    (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 Form G-1145, and attach the form to the application or 
    (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) 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 Coordination 
Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20529-2020; Telephone (202) 272-8377.

    Dated: April 4, 2012.
Laura Dawkins,
Acting Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and 
Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2012-8509 Filed 4-6-12; 8:45 am]