[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 178 (Thursday, September 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46512-46513]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19888]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0013]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension, Without 
Change, of a Currently Approved Collection: Application for Travel 
Document, Form I-131; Extension, Without Change, 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 purpose of this notice is to allow an 
additional 30 days for public comments.

DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
October 15, 2018.

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 dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov. All submissions 
received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number [1615-
0013] in the subject line.
    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: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
Regulatory Coordination Division,

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Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20529-2140, Telephone number (202) 272-8377 (This is not a toll-free 
number; comments are not accepted via telephone message.). 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 website at http://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 
(800) 375-5283; TTY (800) 767-1833.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments

    The information collection notice was previously published in the 
Federal Register on May 15 2018, at 83 FR 24332, allowing for a 60-day 
public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments in connection 
with the 60-day notice.
    You may access the information collection instrument with 
instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS-
2007-0045 in the search 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, Without Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Travel Document, 
Form I-131; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: I-131; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Certain 
aliens, principally permanent or conditional residents, refugees or 
asylees, applicants for adjustment of status, aliens in Temporary 
Protected Status (TPS), and aliens abroad seeking humanitarian parole 
who need to apply for a travel document to lawfully enter or reenter 
the United States. Eligible recipients of deferred action under 
childhood arrivals (DACA) may now request an advance parole documents 
based on humanitarian, educational and employment reasons. Lawful 
permanent residents may now file requests for travel permits 
(transportation letter or boarding foil).
    (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 I-131 is 
483,920 and the estimated hour burden per response is 2.33 hours; the 
estimated total number of respondents for biometrics processing is 
82,974 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 1,222,042 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 $142,272,480.

    Dated: September 7, 2018.
Samantha L. Deshommes,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2018-19888 Filed 9-12-18; 8:45 am]
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