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[Federal Register: March 30, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 62)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection;
ACTION: Notice of information collection under review; application to
register permanent residence or adjust status, and supplement A to form
The Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service
has submitted the following information collection request for review
and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments
from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will
be accepted for sixty days until May 29,2001.
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 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
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Register Permanent
Residence or Adjust Status, and Supplement A to Form I-485.
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form I-485. Form I-485
Supplement A. Adjudications Division, Immigration and Naturalization
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief
abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This information will be
used to request and determine eligibility for adjustment of permanent
residence status. This application allows an applicant to determine
whether he or she must file under section 245 or 249 of the Immigration
and Nationality Act.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: I-485 Adult
respondents is 314,793 at 5.25 hours per response; I-485 Children
respondents at 247,289 at 4.5 hours per response; Supplement A
respondents is 73,418 at 13 minutes (.216 hours) per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: Form I-485 and Supplement A to Form I-485 annual
burden hours are 2,781,321.
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, Policy Directives and Instructions Branch, Immigration and
Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, Room 4304, 425 I
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20536. Additionally, comment 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. Robert B.
Briggs, Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice,
Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division,
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1220, National Place Building,
Washington, DC 20530.
Dated: March 26, 2001.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice, Immigration and
[FR Doc. 01-7913 Filed 3-29-01; 8:45 am]
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