Sec. 514.43 Extension of Program.
(a) Responsible officers may extend an exchange visitor's participation in the Exchange Visitor Program up to the limit of the permissible period of participation authorized for his or her specific program category.
(b) A responsible officer extending the program of an exchange visitor shall issue to the exchange visitor a duly executed Form IAP-66 reflecting such extension and provide a notification copy of such form to the Agency.
(c) The responsible officer seeking a program extension on behalf of an exchange visitor in excess of that authorized for his or her specific category of participation shall:
(1) Adequately document the reasons which justify such extension; and
(2) Secure the prior written approval of the Agency for such extension.
(d) In addition to individual requests, the Agency shall entertain requests for groups of similarly situated exchange visitors.