Jasmine Lee

Jasmine Lee

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Jasmine Lee, a member of the ruling New Frontier Party, speaks during an interview at her office in the National Assembly in Seoul. Lee became the first immigrant Korean lawmaker in 2012. She came to South Korea in 1995 after marrying a Korean in her home country when she was 18 and gained citizenship in 1998 after the birth of their first child.