[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 210 (Tuesday, October 30, 2012)]
[Pages 65704-65705]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26683]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0020]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Petition for Amerasian, 
Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, Form I-360; Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently 
approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this information collection notice is 
published in the Federal Register to obtain comments for 60 days 
regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of 
respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and 
resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to 
the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. 
During this 60-day period USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise 
the Form I-360. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I-360 it will 
advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in the Federal 
Register in accordance with the PRA. The public will then have 30-days 
to comment on any revisions to the Form I-360.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
December 31, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained 
in this notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public 
burden and associated response time should be directed to DHS using one 
of the following methods: (1) By mail to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy 
and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020; (2) by email to 
USCISFRComment@uscis.dhs.gov; or (3) via the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
Web site at www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-2007-
0024. All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 
1615-0015 in the subject box, the agency name and Docket ID.
    Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.Regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the 
amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary 
submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in 
comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy 
of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please 
read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the 
footer of http://www.Regulations.gov.

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

    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,

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e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition for Amerasian, 
Widow(er), or Special Immigrant.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I-360; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This 
information collection is used by several prospective classes of aliens 
who intend to establish their eligibility to immigrate to the United 
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 7,882 responses 
at 2.08 hours per response, 6,381 responses at 3.08 hours per response, 
and 4,504 at 2.33 hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 68,499.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with 
instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal site at: www.Regulations.gov. We may also be 
contacted at: DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory 
Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20529, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: October 25, 2012.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
[FR Doc. 2012-26683 Filed 10-29-12; 8:45 am]