[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 26, 2006)]
[Pages 42407-42408]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-11911]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: 
Interagency Record of Individual Requesting Change/Adjustment To or 
From A or G Status or Requesting A, G, or NATO Dependent Employment 
Authorization; Form I-566, OMB Control Number 1615-0027.


    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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 information collection is published to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until September 25, 
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 

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response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management Division, 
Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Suite 3008, Washington, 
DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-
272-8352 or via e-mail at [email protected].
    When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB 
Control Number1615-0027 in the subject box. Written comments and 
suggestions from the public and affected agencies 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 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 a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Interagency Record of Individual 
Requesting Change/Adjustment to or From A or G Status or Requesting A, 
G, or NATO Dependent Employment Authorization.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component 
sponsoring the collection: Form I-566. U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigrations Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This 
information collection facilitates processing of applications for 
benefits filed by dependents of diplomats, international organizations, 
and NATO personnel by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and 
the Department of State.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 5,800 responses 
at 15 minutes (.250 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,450 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 visit the USCIS Web site at: http://uscis.gov/graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm.
    If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory 
Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Suite 3008, 
Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272-8377.

    Dated: July 21, 2006.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E6-11911 Filed 7-25-06; 8:45 am]