Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal

ICR 202108-1615-002

OMB: 1615-0067

Federal Form Document

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ICR Details
1615-0067 202108-1615-002
Received in OIRA 202008-1615-017
Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal
No material or nonsubstantive change to a currently approved collection   No
Regular 10/01/2021
  Requested Previously Approved
08/31/2022 08/31/2022
224,000 224,000
1,468,200 1,610,700
46,968,000 46,968,000

The information collected on this application will be used to determine whether an alien applying for asylum and/or withholding of removal in the United States is classifiable as a refugee, or eligible for protection under the Convention Against Torture, and is eligible to remain in the United States.

US Code: 8 USC 1158 Name of Law: U.S. Code

1615-AC18 Final or interim final rulemaking 85 FR 46788 08/03/2020


  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 224,000 224,000 0 0 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 1,468,200 1,610,700 0 0 -142,500 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 46,968,000 46,968,000 0 0 0 0
USCIS is adding an online filing instrument for Form I-589. Applicants for asylum filing with USCIS who meet certain criteria may prepare, sign, and submit their Form I-589 electronically after creating a USCIS Online Account.

Manuel Avendano 202 272-9747 [email protected]


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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