[Federal Register: August 29, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 168)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of Existing
Collection; Comment Request
ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; ABC
change of Address Form and Special Filing Instructions for ABC Class
Members; Form I-855.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval is being sought
for the information collection listed below. This proposed information
collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April
23, 2002 at 67 FR 19773, allowing for a 60-day public comment period.
No comments were received by the Immigration and Naturalization
The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until;
September 30, 2002. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR
Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and
associated response time, should be directed to the Office of
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs,
Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503.
Comments may also be submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ),
Justice Management Division, Information Management and Security Staff,
Attention: Department Clearance Officer, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D
Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Comments may also be
submitted to DOJ via facsimile to 202-514-1534.
Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected
agencies 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 agency's 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: Extensions of currently
approved information collection.
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: ABC Change of Address Form and
Special Filing Instructions for ABC Class Members.
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form I-855. Office of
International Affairs, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. This form
is mandated by the American Baptist Churches v. Thornbough, 760 F.
Supp. 796 (N.D. Cal. 1991) and will be used by class members to inform
the INS of address changes.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 5,000 responses
at 30 minutes (.5 hours) per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: 2,500 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 Mr. 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.
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,
Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC
Dated: August 23, 2002.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice,
Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 02-22104 Filed 8-28-02; 8:45 am]
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