Josephine Chu is a graduate journalism student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications, where she covers health and science at Medill’s Washington, D.C., bureau. Josephine graduated from Cornell University in 2018, where she studied psychology and film while working as news editor of The Cornell Daily Sun. Prior to Medill, she interned at USA Today, MSNBC and Arianna Huffington’s health and wellness company, Thrive Global.

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Protesters Highlight Barriers That Indigenous Children Face at the Border

by Josephine Chu, by Thomas Ilalaole 07-08-2019

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Juanita Cabrera Lopez, executive director of the International Mayan League and one of the organizers of the rally, said conditions have worsened since the nationwide protest against family separation last June. After the photo of a drowned Salvadoran father and daughter was published last week, Lopez said, the community became even more outraged.