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[Federal Register: June 4, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 107)]
[Page 33510-33511]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; 
Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization; Form N-470.


    The Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Citizenship and 
Immigration Services 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 August 4, 2003.
    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: Application to Reserve Residence 
for Naturalization.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form N-470. Bureau of 
Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well 
as brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The information 
furnished on this form will be used to determine whether an alien who 
intends to be absent from the United States for a period of one year or 
more is eligible to preserve residence for naturalization purposes.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 375 responses 
at 1 hour per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 375 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, Bureau of Customs 
and Immigration Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Room 
4304, 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. Lewis Oleinick, 
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Homeland Security, 1800 
G Street, NW., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20530.

[[Page 33511]]

    Dated: May 30, 2003.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, Bureau of Customs and Immigration 
Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 03-14001 Filed 6-3-03; 8:45 am]