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ORR proposes new information collection about release of unaccompanied minors from ORR custody

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 24, 2020

    On July 24, 2020, ORR requested expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and invited public comments within 60 days on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to process release of UAC from ORR custody and provide services after release.

    The forms included in the information collection are:

    1. Discharge Notification (Form R-2)
    2. Notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Chief Counsel—Release of Unaccompanied Alien Child to Sponsor and Request to Change Address (Form R-3)
    3. Release Request (Form R-4)
    4. Safety and Well-Being Follow-Up Call Report (Form R-6)

    [ID #1275]

    Release of Unaccompanied Alien Children From ORR Custody - Extension Request Supporting Statement
  3. Biden Administration Action: Proposed Revocation/Replacement

    February 25, 2021

    Inviting Public Comment on Proposed Revisions to Information Collection: Release of Unaccompanied Alien Children From ORR Custody

    This Biden administration policy seeks to modify the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On February 25, 2021, ORR, ACF, and HHS issued a request for public comment on proposed changes to currently approved forms relating to Release of Unaccompanied Alien Children from ORR Custody. The proposal would revise all four currently approved forms and reinstate one previously approved form. Comments will be accepted for 60 days.

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  4. Biden Administration Action: Approved/Retained

    March 10, 2021

    OMB approves information collect request

    On 03/10/2021, the OMB approved the information collection submitted to the OMB in December 2020 by the Trump administration. OMB approved this information collection through March 31, 2022.

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Current Status

Fully in Effect
February 25, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration
March 10, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Forms and Information Collection
Subject Matter: Minors Detention
Agencies Affected: ORR

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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