uscis to Submit Collection Request to OMB in Relation to Public Comment on Revision to Immigrant Petitions

12.23.22 | Government Affairs

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.”

The information collection notice was previously published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2022, at 87 FR 51696, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received three comments in connection with the 60-day notice.


From the Federal Register

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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