[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 29, 2006)]
[Pages 69140-69141]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20224]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: 
Application for T Nonimmigrant Status; Form I-914, I-914 Supplement A, 
I-914 Supplement B; OMB Control No. 1615-0099.


    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Service (USCIS) 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 September 27, 2006, at 71 FR 56542, allowing for a 
60-day public comment period. No public comments were received on this 
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 29, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), and to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, 
Director, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 
Massachusetts Ave., 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], and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 
202-395-6974 or via e-mail at [email protected].
    When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB 
Control Number 1615-0099 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 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 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

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other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for T Nonimmigrant 
Status; Application for Immediate Family Member of T-1 Recipient; and 
Declaration of Law Enforcement Officer for Victim of Trafficking in 
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-914, 
I-914 Supplement A, and I-914 Supplement B. U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individual or households. This 
application incorporates information pertinent to eligibility under the 
Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 
106-386). The information on all three parts of the form will be used 
by the USCIS to determine whether applicants meet the eligibility 
requirements for certain immigration benefits.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Form I-914 (500 
responses at 2.25 hours per response); Supplement A (500 responses at 1 
hour per response); Supplement B (200 responses at .5 hours per 
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,725 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
information collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, 
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 111 
Massachusetts Ave., NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC, 20529.

    Dated: November 24, 2006.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. E6-20224 Filed 11-28-06; 8:45 am]