[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 125 (Friday, June 30, 2017)]
[Pages 29912-29913]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13724]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0038]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without 
Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Petition To Remove the 
Conditions on Residence

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal 
agencies to comment upon this proposed extension. In accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection 
notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments 
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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
August 29, 2017.

ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 
1615-0038 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID 
USCIS-2009-0008. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of 
the following methods to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web 
site at http://www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-2009-
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy 
and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2140.

Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 
Massachusetts Avenue NW.,

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Washington, DC 20529-2140, telephone number 202-272-8377 (This is not a 
toll-free number. Comments are not accepted via telephone message). 
Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions 
regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. 
Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual 
cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS Web site at 
http://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service 
Center at 800-375-5283 (TTY 800-767-1833).



    You may access the information collection instrument with 
instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS-
2009-0008 in the search box. 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.
    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: Extension, Without Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition To Remove the Conditions 
on Residence.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I-751; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Individuals or households. This form is used by USCIS to 
verify the petitioner's status and determine whether they are eligible 
to have the conditions on their permanent resident status removed.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated 
total number of respondents for the information collection I-751 is 
159,119 and the estimated hour burden per response is 3.75 hours. The 
estimated total number of respondents for biometric processing is 
318,238 and the estimated hour burden per response is 1.17 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated 
with this collection is 969,035 hours.
    (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated 
with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated 
with this collection of information is $19,492,200.

    Dated: June 26, 2017.
Jerry Rigdon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and 
Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-13724 Filed 6-29-17; 8:45 am]