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Cecilia Menjívar
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Cecilia Menjívar is Foundation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Migration Research at the University of Kansas. Her research has focused on the effects of the U.S. legal framework on the lives of Central American immigrants in the U.S., and on the structural and institutional bases of gender-based violence in the three northern countries of Central America.

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“I saw the [drug cartel] kill someone on the street as I was leaving school. They saw me running away. The threats started this day. They told me if I said anything or moved, they’d kill me. They’...