[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 248 (Wednesday, December 27, 2006)]
[Page 77772]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-22045]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Medical 
Examination of Aliens Seeking Adjustment of Status, Form I-693, OMB 
Control No. 1615-0033.


    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 February 26, 2007.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and 
associated response time should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management 
Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 3rd floor, 
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 email please add the OMB Control Number 1615-
0033 in the subject box.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the 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: Revision of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Medical Examination of Aliens 
Seeking Adjustment of Status.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-693. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The 
information on the application will be used by USCIS in considering the 
eligibility for adjustment of status under 8 CFR part 209 and 8 CFR 
210.5, 245.1, and 245a.3.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 800,000 
responses at 2.5 hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 2,000,000 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, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, 
Washington, DC 20529; Telephone 202-272-8377.

    Dated: December 20, 2006.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E6-22045 Filed 12-26-06; 8:45 am]