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Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

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ACTION:

Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Alien Change of Address Card

The Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration Start Printed Page 21566Services has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until June 21, 2004.

Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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 technical 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 collection.

(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Alien Change of Address Card.

(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form AR-11, Records Operations, Citizenship and Immigration Services.

(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Section 265 of the Immigration and Nationality Act requires aliens in the United States to inform the Citizenship and Immigration Services of any change of address. This form provides a standardized format for compliance.

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 720,000 responses at 5 minutes (.083) per response.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 59,760 annual burden hours.

If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy, of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please contact Richard A. Sloan 202-514-3291, Director, Regulations and Forms Services, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security, Room 4034, 425 I Street, NW., Washington, DC 20536. Additionally, comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time may also be directed to Mr. Richard A. Sloan.

If additional information is required contact: Mr. Steve Cooper, PRA Clearance Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Office of Chief Information Officer, Regional Office Building 3, 7th and D Streets, SW., Suite 4636-26, Washington, DC 20202.

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Dated: April 16, 2004.

Richard A. Sloan,

Department Clearance Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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[FR Doc. 04-9000 Filed 4-20-04; 8:45 am]

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