30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission Into the United States After Deportation or Removal; Form I-212.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval is being sought for the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 26, 2005 at 70 FR 56181, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 28, 2005. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR part 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), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-8352 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615-0018 in the subject box.
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 of a currently approved information collection. Start Printed Page 71329
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Admission to Reapply for Admission into the United States after Deportation or Removal.
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-212.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. The information furnished on Form I-212 will be used by the USCIS to adjudicate applications filed by aliens requesting the Secretary of Homeland Security's consent to reapply for admission to the United States after deportation, removal, or departure, as provided under section 212.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 4,200 responses at 2 hours per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 8,400 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 visit the USCIS Web site at: http://uscis.gov/graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm.
If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272-8377.Start Signature
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. 05-23376 Filed 11-25-05; 8:45 am]
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