[Federal Register: September 13, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 178)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of Existing
Collection; Comment Request
ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review;
application for suspension of deportation or special rule cancellation
of removal (pursuant to Section 203 of Public Law 105-100); Form I-881.
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 November 12, 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 collection; 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: Revision of a currently
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Suspension of
Deportation or Special Rule
Cancellation of Removal (Pursuant to Section 203 of Public Law 105-
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form I-881. 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 and households. This
form is used by nonimmigrant to apply for suspension of deportation or
Special Rule cancellation of removal. The information collected on this
form is necessary in order for the INS to determine if it has
jurisdiction over an individual applying for this release as well as to
elicit information regarding the eligibility of an individual applying
for this release, pursuant to section 203 of the Nicaraguan Adjustment
and Central American Relief Act (NACARA); Pub. L. 105-100.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 55,000
responses at 12 hours per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: 660,000 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, Policy Directives and Instructions Branch, 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,
Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.
Dated: September 9, 2002.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice,
Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 02-23392 Filed 9-12-02; 8:45 am]
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