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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0015]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker, Form I-140; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.
SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invitesthe general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this information collection notice is published in theFederal Registerto obtain comments for 60 days regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I-140. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I-140 it will advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in theFederal Registerin accordance with the PRA. The public will then have 30-days to comment on any revisions to the Form I-140.
DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until December 31, 2012 .
ADDRESSES: 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 DHS using one of the following methods: (1) By mail to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020; (2) by email toUSCISFRComment@uscis.dhs.gov;or (3) via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site atwww.Regulations.govunder e-Docket ID number USCIS-2007-0018. All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615-0015 in the subject box, the agency name and Docket ID.

Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal athttp://www.Regulations.govin the e-Docket, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer ofhttp://www.Regulations.gov.

Dated October 25, 2012. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.