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[Federal Register: April 12, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 71)]
[Notices]               
[Page 18037]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr12ap02-109]                         
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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.
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    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 
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 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 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Cancellation of 
Removal:
    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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