73 FR 51503 E8-20437. Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-361, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request  

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until November 3, 2008

    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to 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, NW., Suite 3008, 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. When submitting comments by email please add the OMB Control Number 1615-0021 in the subject box.

    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 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.

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    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved information collection.

    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody for 97 Amerasian.

    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-361. 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 and households. The information on this form is used in support of Form I-360 (Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant) to ensure financial support for 97 Amerasian. The affidavit is used only to sponsor individuals eligible for immigration under 97.

    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 50 responses at 30 minutes (.50) per response.

    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 25 annual burden hours.

    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/.

    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: August 28, 2008.

    Stephen Tarragon,

    Deputy Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

    [FR Doc. E8-20437 Filed 9-2-08; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Comments Received:
0 Comments
Published:
09/03/2008
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I- 361, Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody for Public Law 97-359 Amerasian; OMB Control No. 1615-0021.
Document Number:
E8-20437
Document Citation:
73 FR 51503
Pages:
51503-51503 (1 pages)
Supporting Documents:
» Reference Citations
» I-361, Supporting Statement 4-20-12
» I-361, Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody of P.L. 97-359 Amerasian
» Reference Citation
» I-361, Supporting Statement 2-16-12
» Instructions and Form to I-361, Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody of P.L., 97-359 Amerasian
» I-361 Reference Citations
» I-361 Supporting Statement 8-28-08
» Form I-361 Affidavit of Financial Support and Intent to Petition for Legal Custody of P.L. 97-359 Amerasian