Visas for exchange visitors
INA Section 101(a)(15)(J)(i) 8 CFR 214.2(j)
May be employed only by the exchange visitor program sponsor or appropriate designee and within the guideleines of the program approved by DOS as set forth in the Form DS-2019.
Period specified on SEVIS Form DS-2019 (plus 30 days for travel).
Must obtain new Form DS-2019.
Not permitted, if subject to 2 year foreign residency requirement under Section 212(e), unless a waiver is recommended by DOS and granted by USCIS.