[Federal Register: September 27, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 188)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Immigration and Naturalization Service
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;
ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection under Review: LIFE
Legalization Supplement to Form I-485 Instructions; Form I-485D.
The Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service
(INS) has submitted the following information collection request to the
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information
collection was previously published in an interim rule INS No. 2115-01
in the Federal Register on June 1, 2001 at 66 FR 29661, allowing for a
60-day public review and comment period. In response to public comments
received and upon further review by the INS, the fee for this
information collection has been lowered to $255. The INS is now
requesting a 3-year extension on the currently approved information
The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until
October 28, 2002. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR
Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items 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, 725--17th Street, NW.,
Room 10235, Washington, DC 20530.
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 currently approved
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: LIFE Legalization Supplement to
Form I-485 Instructions.
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form I-485 Supplement
D. Adjudications Division, 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
may be used by certain class action participants applying for
adjustment of status pursuant to Pub. L. 106-553 and 8 CFR 245(a). The
information collected on this form, in combination with the data
collected on Form I-485, will be used by the Service to determine
eligibility for the requested benefit.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 400,000
responses at approximately one (1) hour per response.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: 400,000 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.
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: September 23, 2002.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice,
Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 02-24628 Filed 9-26-02; 8:45 am]
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