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Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

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30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow, or Special Immigrant, OMB Control No. 1615-0020.

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 April 9, 2007, at 72 FR 17576. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received on this information collection.

The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until July 25, 2007. 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), USCIS, Chief, 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 rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-6974 or via e-mail at kastrich@omb.eop.gov.

When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615-0020 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 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 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: Revision of an existing information collection.

(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Petition for Amerasian, Widow, or Special Immigrant.

(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-360; U.S. 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. This information collection is used by several prospective classes of aliens who intend to establish their eligibility to immigrate to the United States.

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 13,684 responses at 2 hours per response.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 27,368 annual burden hours. Start Printed Page 34706

If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://www.uscis.gov/​portal/​site/​uscis/​menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac8 9243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=29227b58fa16e010Vgn VCM1000000ecd190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=29227b58fa16e 010VgnVCM1000000ecd190aRCRD.

If additional information is required, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor, Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529; 202-272-8377.

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Dated: June 20, 2007.

Stephen Tarragon,

Deputy Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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[FR Doc. E7-12255 Filed 6-22-07; 8:45 am]

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