[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 155 (Tuesday, August 12, 2014)]
[Pages 47157-47158]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-19021]



[OMB Number 1125-0005]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection; 
eComments Requested; Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or 
Representative Before the Board of Immigration Appeals

AGENCY: Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-day notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for 
Immigration Review (EOIR), will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in 
the Federal Register Volume 79, Number 107, page 32314, on June 4, 
2014, allowing for a 60 day comment period.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 
30 days until September 11, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have comments especially on the 
estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or 
need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with 
instructions or additional information, please contact Jeff Rosenblum, 
General Counsel, USDOJ-EOIR-OGC, Suite 2600, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Falls 
Church, Virginia, 20530; telephone: (703) 305-0470. Written comments 
and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention 
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20530 or sent to 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the 
public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of 
information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of 
the following four points:

--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;
--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;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
--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 and extension of a 
currently approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Entry of Appearance as 
Attorney or Representative before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
    (3) Agency form number: EOIR-27 (OMB #1125-0005).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Attorneys or representatives 
notifying the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) that they are 
representing a party in proceedings before the Board. Other: None. 
Abstract: This information collection is necessary to allow an attorney 
or representative to notify the Board that he or she is representing a 
party before the Board.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
that 26,544 respondents will complete each form within approximately 6 
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 2,654 total annual burden 
hours associated with this collection.
    If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and

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Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 
3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: August 7, 2014.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2014-19021 Filed 8-11-14; 8:45 am]