ILW.COM - the immigration portal Immigration Daily

Immigration Daily: the news source for legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers

Home Page

Advanced search


Immigration Daily

Archives

Processing times

Immigration forms

Discussion board

Resources

Blogs

Twitter feed

Immigrant Nation

Attorney2Attorney

CLE Workshops

Immigration books

Advertise on ILW

VIP Network

EB-5

Chinese Immig. Daily

About ILW.COM

Connect to us

Make us Homepage

Questions/Comments


SUBSCRIBE

Immigration Daily

 

Chinese Immig. Daily



The leading
immigration law
publisher - over
50000 pages of free
information!

Copyright
©1995-
ILW.COM,
American
Immigration LLC.

Immigration Daily: the news source for
legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers
Enter your email address here:



< Back to current issue of Immigration Daily < Back to current issue of Immigrant's Weekly


[Federal Register: November 3, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 212)]
[Notices]               
[Page 62310-62311]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr03no03-59]                         

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services

 
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: Affidavit 
of Support; Form 1-134.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Bureau of 
Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS), has submitted the 
following information collection request to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register on June 4, 2003 at 68 FR 
33511, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were 
received by the BCIS on this proposed information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
December 3, 2003. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Attention: Department of Homeland Security Desk Officer, 725-17th 
Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20530.
    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 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 appropriated 
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 
collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Affidavit of Support.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-134, 
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. The 
information collected by this form is used to determine whether the 
applicant for the benefit will become a public charge is admitted to 
the United States.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 44,000 
responses at 30 minutes (.50 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 22,000 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, 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: Ms. Yvonne Pollard, 
Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Regional 
Office Building 3, 7th and D Street, SW., Suite 4636-26, Washington, DC 
20202.


[[Page 62311]]


    Dated: October 28, 2003.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 
Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. 03-27566 Filed 10-31-03; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-10-M




Immigration Daily: the news source for
legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers
Enter your email address here: