Lee (Yubin) Li joined IIUSA in 2014 as a Policy Analyst. He leads the association’s research and data analytic initiatives, providing regular reports on USCIS processing trends, EB-5 visa usage, waiting line forecast, investor markets analyses, and more. In addition, he manages IIUSA’s extensive industry data library and develops a variety of interactive maps as well as data dashboards to inform EB-5 policy discussions such as reforming Targeted Employment Areas (TEA). Lee also led the publication of the latest peer-reviewed EB-5 economic impact study in collaboration with Western Washington University in 2018. As the administrator of the member portal, Lee is the unofficial “IIUSA tech Jedi.”
Lee received a Master of Science in Government Analytics from Johns Hopkins University and holds a Master of Public Policy from Loyola University Chicago. As a Chinese Citizen, he speaks Cantonese and Mandarin in addition to English.
After spending three years in Chicago, Lee now lives in Washington, DC with his wife and their Husky-mix Buddy Louis. When Lee is not data crunching at IIUSA, he can usually be found camping in the woods, exploring new food, taking on a road trip, or just hanging out with Buddy.