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[Federal Register: August 23, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 164)]
[Page 54673]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Immigration and Naturalization Service

[INS No. 2227-02]

Immigration and Naturalization Service: Meeting of the Data 
Management Improvement Act of 2000 Task Force

AGENCY: Immigration and Naturalization Service, Justice.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


    Committee meeting: Immigration and Naturalization Service, (INS) 
Data Management Improvement Act of 2000 (DMIA) Task Force.
    Date and Time: Thursday, September 19, 2002, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Place: Immigration and Naturalization Service Headquarters, 425 I 
Street, NW., Washington DC 20536, Shaughnessy Conference Room, Sixth 
    Status: Closed meeting. The Data Management Improvement Act Task 
Force will meet on Thursday, September 19, 2002, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Since the potential release of information that will be discussed at 
this meeting could seriously compromise the security and integrity of 
existing data collection systems as well as the proposed new entry/exit 
system and integration, the Immigration and Naturalization Service has 
determined that the meeting will be closed to the public (Section 10(d) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)). The information 
discussed at this meeting is protected from disclosure under the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B). In accordance 
with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, minutes of 
the meeting will be kept for agency and congressional review.
    Purpose: The DMIA Task Force currently is focusing on the 
development of recommendations directly related to design and 
development of an integrated, automated entry and exit system. The Task 
Force will be discussing in detail, issues related to United States 
national security, border security and existing and proposed 
information technology systems. The discussion will include 
recommendations on data collection and use and concept of operations 
documents on entry/exit system development.
    Public comment: The meeting is closed to the public, however the 
Task Force will accept written comments from the public for discussion. 
Only written comments received on or before September 13, 2002, will be 
considered for discussion at the meeting. Written comments may be faxed 
or e-mailed to the contact person listed below.
    Contact person: Michael Defensor or Deborah Hemmes, Immigration and 
Naturalization Service, 425 I Street, NW., Room 7257, Washington, DC 
20536; telephone (202) 305-9863; fax: (202) 305-9871; e-mail: or

    Dated: August 2, 2002.
James W. Ziglar,
Commissioner, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 02-21484 Filed 8-22-02; 8:45 am]