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[Federal Register: September 10, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 175)]
[Page 53419]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



[Public Notice 4475]

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-1884, 
Petition To Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as an 
Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government; OMB Control Number 

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. Comments should be submitted to OMB within 30 days of the 
publication of this notice.
    The following summarizes the information collection proposal 
submitted to OMB:
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State 
    Title of Information Collection: Petition to Classify Special 
Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as an Employee or Former Employee of the 
U.S. Government.
    Frequency: Once per respondent.
    Form Number: DS-1884.
    Respondents: Aliens applying for Immigrant Visa under INA 
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300 per year.
    Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Total Estimated Burden: 50 hours per year.
    Public comments are being solicited to permit the agency to:
    [sbull] Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility.
    [sbull] Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
    [sbull] Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
    [sbull] Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed information 
collection and supporting documents may be obtained from Brendan 
Mullarkey of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 
2401 E St. NW., RM L-703, Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached on 
202-663-1163. Public comments and questions should be directed to the 
State Department Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20530, 
who may be reached on 202-395-3897.

    Dated: August 28, 2003.
Catherine Barry,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Visa Services, Bureau of 
Consular Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 03-23029 Filed 9-9-03; 8:45 am]