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[Federal Register: October 4, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 193)]
[Page 62265-62266]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Executive Office for Immigration Review; Agency Information 
Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: 
reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for 
which approval has expired application for suspension of deportation.


    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration 
Review (EOIR), has submitted the following information collection 
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval 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 December 3, 2002.
    If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Chuck Adkins-Blanch, General Counsel, 
Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice, 
Suite 2600, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22041; telephone 
(703) 305-0470.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your comments 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: Reinstatement, without change, 
of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.
    (2) Title of the form/collection: Application for Suspension of 
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: EOIR-40, 
Executive Office for Immigration Review, United States Department of 
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other: 
None. Abstract: This form is used by certain deportable aliens to apply 
for suspension of deportation pursuant to former section 244 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act and 8 CFR 240.56 (2002).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 2,000 responses 
per year at 5 hours, 45 minutes per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 11,500 hours annually.
    If additional information is required contact: 11,500 hours 

[[Page 62266]]

    If additional information is required contact: Mr. Robert B. 
Briggs, Department Clearance Officer, Information Management and 
Security Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department 
of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: September 30, 2002.
Robert B. Briggs,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 02-25229 Filed 10-3-02; 8:45 am]