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[Federal Register: October 18, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 202)]
[Page 64411-64412]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Executive Office for Immigration Review

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Extension of 
Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review; extension 
of currently approved collection; immigration practitioner appeal form 
from decision of adjudicating official, Board of Immigration Appeals.


    The United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for 
Immigration Review, 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 60 days until December 17, 2002. This

[[Page 64412]]

process is in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have any comments, especially on the estimated public burden 
or associated response time, or suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions or 
additional information, please contact Charles Adkins-Blanch, General 
Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, Executive Office for 
Immigration Review, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2600, Falls Church, VA 
    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 collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components 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: Immigration Practitioner Appeal 
Form from Decision of Adjudicating Official, Board of Immigration 
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form EOIR-45. 
Executive Office for Immigration Review.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked to respond, as well as a 
brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. Other: None. The information on 
this form will be sued by immigration practitioners to appeal an 
adverse decision of an Adjudicating Official in a disciplinary 
proceeding to the Board of Immigration Appeals, Executive Office for 
Immigration Review.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are 
approximately 50 respondents who will each require an average of 1 hour 
to respond.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual public burden hours for this 
information collection is estimated to be 50 hours.
    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., Washington, DC 20004.

    Dated: October 15, 2002.
Robert B. Briggs,
Clearance Officer, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 02-26557 Filed 10-17-02; 8:45 am]