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[Federal Register: April 2, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 63)]
[Notices]               
[Page 17576-17577]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr02ap01-84]                         

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Immigration and Naturalization Service

 
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request.

ACTION: Request OMB Emergency Approval; Supplement A to Form I-539 
(Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status).

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    The Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service 
(INS) has submitted an emergency information collection request (ICR) 
utilizing emergency review procedures to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with section 
1320.13(a)(1)(ii) and (a)(2)(iii) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The INS has determined that it cannot reasonably comply with the 
normal clearance procedures under this part because normal clearance 
procedures are reasonably likely to prevent or

[[Page 17577]]

disrupt the collection of information. INS is requesting emergency 
review from OMB of this information collection to ensure compliance 
with the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act of 2000 (LIFE Act). 
Emergency review and approval of this ICR ensures that the applicant 
may apply for this benefit utilizing the revised collection instrument. 
Therefore, OMB approval has been requested by March 30, 2001.
    If granted, the emergency approval is only valid for 180 days. ALL 
comments and/or questions pertaining to this pending request for 
emergency approval MUST be directed on OMB, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, 725 17th Street, NW., Suite 10235, Washington, DC 
20503; Attention: Ms. Lauren Wittenberg, Department of Justice Desk 
Officer, 202-395-4718. Comments regarding the emergency submission of 
this information collection may also be submitted via facsimile to Ms. 
Wittenberg at 202-395-6974.
    During the first 60 days of this same period, a regular review of 
this information collection is also being undertaken. During the 
regular review period, the INS requests written comments and 
suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning this 
information collection. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted 
until June 1, 2001. During the 60-day regular review, ALL comments and 
suggestions, or questions regarding additional information, to include 
obtaining a copy of the information collection instrument with 
instructions, should be directed to Mr. Richard A. Sloan, 202-514-3291, 
Director, Policy Directives and Instruments Branch, Immigration and 
Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, Room 4034, 425 I 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20536. 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: New information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Supplement A to Form I-539 
(Filing Instructions for V Nonimmigrant Status).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form I-539 Supplement 
A. Adjudications Division, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and households. This 
form will be used by nonimmigrant to apply for an extension of stay, 
for a change to another nonimmigrant classification, or for obtaining V 
nonimmigrant classification.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 427,000 
responses at 30 minutes (.50 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 213,500 annual burden hours.
    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., National Place Building, Suite 1220, 
Washington, DC 20530.

Dated: March 27, 2001.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 01-7959 Filed 3-30-01; 8:45 am]
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