[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 179 (Monday, September 18, 2017)]
[Page 43566]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-19736]

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

[OMB Control Number 1653-NEW]

Agency Information Collection Activities: 287(g) Needs 
Assessment; New Collection

AGENCY: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration 
and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be submitting the following new 
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 is published in the 
Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected 

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days 
until November 17, 2017.

ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 
1653-NEW in the subject box and the agency name. To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit 
    (1) Email. Submit comments to [email protected];
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to DHS, USICE, PRA Clearance 
Officer, 801 I Street NW., Washington, DC 20536-5800.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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: New information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: 287(g) Needs Assessment.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: U.S. 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State or Local governments. This 
questionnaire is used for the purposes of allowing ICE to evaluate a 
state or local law enforcement agency that has expressed interest in 
partnering with ICE under Section 287(g) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act so that its officers may be delegated the authority to 
perform the functions of an immigration officer under a signed 
memorandum of agreement. The prospective law enforcement agency 
provides this information to ICE as part of ICE's process to evaluate 
the agency's suitability to partner with ICE.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 50 responses at 
60 minutes (1 hour) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 50 annual burden hours.

    Dated: September 13, 2017.
Scott Elmore,
PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-19736 Filed 9-15-17; 8:45 am]