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[Federal Register: October 18, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 202)]
[Page 64413]
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 complaint 


    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 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 extension of a currently approved 
information collection instrument 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 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 
Complaint Form.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form EOIR-44. 
Executive Office for Immigration Review.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. Other: Not-for-profit 
institutions, federal government. The information on this form will be 
used to determine whether or not, assuming the truth of the factual 
allegations raised therein, the Office of the General Counsel, 
Executive Office for Immigration Review, should conduct a preliminary 
disciplinary inquiry, request additional information from the 
responding complainant, refer the matter to a state bar disciplinary 
authority or other law enforcement agency, or take no further action.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average responded to respond: There are 
approximately 500 respondents who will each require 2 hours to respond.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual public burden for this 
information collection is estimated to be 1,000 annual burden 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. 02-26559 Filed 10-17-02; 8:45 am]