[Federal Register: April 12, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 71)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Office for Immigration Review; Agency Information
Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested
ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review; extension
of a currently approved collection; application for cancellation of
removal: 42A) for certain permanent residents, and 42B) adjustment of
status for certain nonpermanent residents.
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration
Review (EOIR) has submitted the following information collection
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and
approval 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 June 11, 2002. This process is
conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed
information collection instrument with instructions or additional
information, please contact Chuck Adkins-Blanch, General Counsel,
Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice,
Suite 2600, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22041;
telephone: (703) 305-0470.
Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following
(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 agency's 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: Extension of a Currently
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Cancellation of
A. 42A for Certain Permanent Residents, and
B. 42B Adjustment of Status for Certain Nonpermanent Residents:
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Numbers: EOIR
42A, EOIR 42B. Executive Office for Immigration Review, United States
Department of Justice.
(4) Affected public who will be asked to respond, as well as a
brief abstract: Primary: Individual aliens determined to be removable
from the United States. Other: None. Abstract: This information
collection is necessary to determine the statutory eligibility of
individual aliens who have been determined to be removable from the
United States for cancellation of their removal, as well as to provide
information relevant to a favorable exercise of discretion.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 11,000
responses per year at 5 hours, 45 minutes per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: 63,250 hours annually.
If additional information is required contact: Mr. Robert B.
Briggs, Department Clearance Officer, Information Management and
Security Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department
of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20530.
Dated: April 8, 2002.
Robert B. Briggs,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 02-8897 Filed 4-11-02; 8:45 am]
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