Meet the Movie Star Turned Lawmaker Who Wants to Reshape Korea

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  • Jasmine Lee is the nation's first naturalized legislator
  • She's on center stage as demographics and ethnicity collide

Jasmine Lee.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The more famous Jasmine Lee became in South Korea -- first as a Philippine-born movie star and then as the country’s first naturalized legislator -- the more she became a lightning rod for debate about immigration.

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