Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker

ICR 202207-1615-006

OMB: 1615-0009

Federal Form Document

Forms and Documents
Document
Name
Status
Supplementary Document
2022-07-29
Supporting Statement A
2022-07-29
Supplementary Document
2022-07-26
Supplementary Document
2020-09-03
Supplementary Document
2019-10-25
Supplementary Document
2019-10-25
Supplementary Document
2019-10-25
Supplementary Document
2019-10-25
Supplementary Document
2019-10-25
Supplementary Document
2020-09-03
IC Document Collections
IC ID
Document
Title
Status
20245 Modified
ICR Details
1615-0009 202207-1615-006
Received in OIRA 202202-1615-006
DHS/USCIS I-129
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker
Extension without change of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 07/29/2022
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 07/31/2022
294,751 294,751
1,072,810 1,072,810
70,681,290 70,681,290

USCIS uses Form I-129 and accompanying supplements to determine whether the petitioner and foreign national beneficiary(ies) is (are) eligible for the nonimmigrant classification. A U.S. employer, or agent in some instances, may file a petition for nonimmigrant worker to employ foreign nationals under the following nonimmigrant classifications: H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, H-3, L-1, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-2, P-3, P-1S, P-2S, P-3S, Q-1, or R-1 nonimmigrant worker. The collection of this information is also required from a U.S. employer on a petition for an extension of stay or change of status for E-1, E-2, E-3, Free Trade H-1B1 Chile/Singapore nonimmigrants and TN (NAFTA workers) who are in the United States.

US Code: 8 USC 1101
  
None

Not associated with rulemaking

  87 FR 31257 05/23/2022
87 FR 45787 07/29/2022
No

1
IC Title Form No. Form Name
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker

  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 294,751 294,751 0 0 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 1,072,810 1,072,810 0 0 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 70,681,290 70,681,290 0 0 0 0
No
No

$202,646,460
No
    Yes
    Yes
No
No
No
No
Kerstin Jager 214 489-8022 [email protected]

  No

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.
07/29/2022


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