[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 123 (Friday, June 26, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36829-36830]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15646]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0023]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Register 
Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Form I-485 Supplement A, and 
Instruction Booklet for Filing Form I-485 and Supplement A, Form I-485; 
Revision of a Currently Approved Collection

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting 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 notice was previously 
published in the Federal Register on March 10, 2015, at 80 FR 12647, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received eight 
comments in connection with the 60-day notice.

DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
July 27, 2015. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) 
contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public 
burden and associated response time, must be directed to the OMB USCIS 
Desk Officer via email at [email protected]. Comments may 
also be submitted via fax at 202-395-5806. (This is not a toll free 
number.) All submissions received must include the agency name and the 
OMB Control Number 1615-0023.
    You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal 
information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make. For 
additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is 
available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you need a copy of the information 
collection instrument with instructions or additional information, 
please contact us at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory 
Coordination Division, Laura Dawkins, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20529-2140, Telephone number 202-272-8377. (This is 
not a toll free number.) Please note contact information provided here 
is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual 
case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status 
of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at 
the USCIS Web site at http://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National 
Customer Service Center at 800-375-5283 (TTY 800-767-1833).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Comments

    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).

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Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Register Permanent 
Residence or Adjust Status, Form I-485 Supplement A, and Instruction 
Booklet for Filing Form I-485 and Supplement A.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I-485 and Form I-485 Supplement A; 
USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The 
information collected is used to determine eligibility to adjust status 
under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated 
total number of respondents for the information collection Form I-485 
is 697,811 and the estimated hour burden per response is 6.5 hours. The 
estimated total number of respondents for the information collection 
Form I-485 Supplement A is 25,540 and the estimated hour burden per 
response is 1 hour. The estimated number of respondents providing 
biometrics is 697,811 and the estimated hour burden per response is 
1.17 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated 
with this collection is 5,377,751 hours.
    (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated 
with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated 
with this collection of information is $0. The costs to the respondents 
are captured in the individual information collections.

    Dated: June 22, 2015.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2015-15646 Filed 6-25-15; 8:45 am]
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