[Federal Register: August 28, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 167)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;
ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review;
Inspection of Persons Applying for Admission; Transit Without Visa
(TWOV) and International-to-International Agreements
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 October 28, 2002.
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: Inspection of Persons Applying
for Admission; Transit Without Visa (TWOV) and International-to-
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number
(File No. OMB-19). Inspections Division, Immigration and Naturalization
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. This
Service will use the data collected by the carrier to query the
Interagency Border Inspection System (IBIS) to electronically access
manifest and query results in advance of each flight's arrival. This
information collection facilitates rapid inspection at ports-of-entry.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 400 carrier
agreements at 5 hours per response and 1,500,000 queries at 1 minute
(0.016 hours) per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: 26,000 annual burden hours.
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, Regulations and Forms Services Division, Immigration and
Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, Room 4034, 425 I
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20536. Additionally, comments 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,
601 D Street, NW., Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, Washington, DC
Dated: August 21, 2002.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice,
Immigration and Naturalization Services.
[FR Doc. 02-21839 Filed 8-27-02; 8:45 am]
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