[Federal Register: June 3, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 105)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-907, Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I- 907, Request for Premium Processing Service; OMB Control No. 1615-0048.
The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted 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 was previously published in the Federal Register on February 5, 2009, at 74 FR 6171, allowing for a 60- day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments.
The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until July 6, 2009. 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 Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20529-2210. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-8352 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-6974 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615-0048 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points:
- Evaluate whether the 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 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
- Type of Information Collection: Revision of an existing information collection.
- Title of the Form/Collection: Request for Premium Processing Service.
- Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-907. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
- Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and households. This form will be used by USCIS to provide employers the opportunity to request faster processing of certain employment-based petitions and applications.
- An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 49,500 annual burden hours.
- Filing by Mail 97,000 responses at 30 minutes (.50) per response.
- Electronically 3,000 responses at 20 minutes (.333) per response.
If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/component/ main.
We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111
Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2210, telephone number 202-272-8377.
Dated: May 29, 2009.
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-12953 Filed 6-2-09; 8:45 am]
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