Working Papers, Reports and Conference Proceedings
2013 Cecilia Menjívar and William P. Simmons. “Insecure Communities in Maricopa County: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement.” Report prepared for the National Day Labor Organizing Network/Puente, presented at the Insecure Communities and Community Mistrust forum, Phoenix, AZ, December 11th.
2013 Cecilia Menjívar and Olivia Salcido. “Gendered Paths to Legal Status: The Case of Latin American Immigrants in Phoenix, Arizona.” (Special Report) Washington, DC: Immigration Policy Center, American Immigration Council. http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/special-reports/gendered-paths-legal-status-case-latin-american-immigrants-phoenix-arizona
2012 Cecilia Menjívar and Leisy Abrego. “Legal Violence in the Lives of Immigrants: How Immigration Enforcement Affects Families, Schools, and Workplaces.” Washington, DC: Center for American Progress. http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/report/2012/12/11/47533/legal-violence-in-the-lives-of-immigrants/
2005 Cecilia Menjívar. “Migraciones y Transformaciones en la Familia.” (Chapter 7). Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano (Human Development Report), United Nations Development Program, San Salvador, El Salvador. http://www.desarrollohumano.org.sv/migraciones
2000 Cecilia Menjívar. “Networks and Religious Communities Among Salvadoran Immigrants in San Francisco, Washington D.C., and Phoenix.” Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California, San Diego, Working Paper No. 25.
1999 Cecilia Menjívar et al. “Contemporary Latino Migration to the Phoenix Metropolitan Area.” Report presented to the Center for Urban Inquiry, Arizona State University.
1995 Cecilia Menjívar. “Social Networks Among Salvadorans in California.” Pp. 47-51 in Central Americans in California: Transnational Communities, Economies and Cultures, edited by Nora Hamilton and Norma Chinchilla. The Center for Multiethnic and Transnational Studies, University of Southern California, Occasional Papers Series, Monograph No.1.
1994 Cecilia Menjívar. “Social Networks Dynamics: Implications for Salvadoreans in San Francisco.” University of California, Berkeley Chicano/Latino Policy Project Working Paper, Vol 2, No.1.
2013 Cecilia Menjívar. “When Immigration Policies Affect Immigrants’ Lives: Commentary.” Response to “How do Tougher Immigration Measures Impact Unauthorized Immigrants?” by Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Thitima Puttitanun, and Ana P. Martinez-Donate. Demography, 50 (3): 1097-1099.
2012 Cecilia Menjívar. Comment to “Awakening to a Nightmare,” by Roberto G. Gonzales and Leo R. Chavez. Current Anthropology 53 (3): 272.
2011 Cecilia Menjívar. “Long-term Family Separations and Unaccompanied Children’s Lives.” Response to “Voice, Agency, and Vulnerability: the Immigration of Children through Systems of Protection and Enforcement” by Aryah Somers. International Migration 49 (5): 17-19.
2009 Cecilia Menjívar. “Who Belongs and Why,” Comment to “Which American Dream Do You Mean?” by David Stoll. Society, 46 (5): 416-418
2004 Cecilia Menjívar. “Response to Levitt: Limits of Transnationalism.” Contexts, 3 (3): 5
Other Non-refereed Professional Publications
2014 Cecilia Menjívar. “Reflecting on Enduring Violence.” Society, 51 (4): 401-403.
2014 Cecilia Menjívar. “Enduring Violence.” Gender & Society blog: http://gendersociety.wordpress.com/2014/03/26/enduring-violence/
2009 Cecilia Menjívar. “Immigration Reform: A Country Divided, Or a Richer Society?” Religion Dispatches, November 20. http://www.religiondispatches.org/
Also published in Faith in Public Life: http://faithinpubliclife.org/content/news/2009/11/immigration_reform_a_country_d.html
2001 Cecilia Menjívar. “‘Papers’ offer opportunity, justice for undocumented.” The Arizona Republic, Sunday, August 5, 2001, V3.
*Reprinted in the Newsletter of the Crime and Juvenile Delinquency Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Fall 2001.
2001 Cecilia Menjívar. “Latino Immigrants and Views of Crime and Police Authorities in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area.” World on the Move, Newsletter of the International Migration Section, American Sociological Association, Volume 7, Number 2. (Spring)