Sec. 514.28   International visitors.
(a) Purpose. The international visitor category is for the
exclusive use of the Agency. Programs under Sec. 514.28 are for
foreign nationals who are recognized or potential leaders and are
selected by the Agency to participate in observation tours,
discussions, consultation, professional meetings, conferences,
workshops, and travel. These programs are designed to enable the
international visitors to better understand American culture and
society and contribute to enhanced American knowledge of foreign
cultures.  The category is for people-to-people programs which
seek to develop and strengthen professional and personal ties
between key foreign nationals and Americans and American
(b) Selection. The Agency and third parties assisting the Agency
shall adequately screen and select prospective international
visitors to determine compliance with Sec. 514.10(a) and the
visitor eligibility requirements set forth below.
(c) Visitor eligibility. An individual participating in an
exchange visitor program as an international visitor shall be:
(1) Selected by the Agency;
(2) Engaged in consultation, observation, research, training, or
demonstration of special skills; and
(3) A recognized or potential leader in a field of specialized
knowledge or skill.
(d) Program disclosure. At the beginning of the program, the
sponsor shall provide the international visitor with:
(1) Information on the length and location(s) of his or her
exchange visitor program; and
(2) A summary of the significant components of the program.
(e) Issuance of Form IAP-66. The Form IAP-66 shall be issued only
after the international visitor has been selected by the Agency.
(f) Location of the exchange. The international visitor shall
participate in an exchange visitor program at locations approved
by the Agency.
(g) Duration of participation. The international visitor shall be
authorized to participate in the Exchange Visitor Program for the
length of time necessary to complete the program, which shall not
exceed one year.