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March 2021
  • "The House has voted to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young 'Dreamers,' migrant farm workers and immigrants who have fled war or natural disasters, giving Democrats wins in the years first votes on an issue that faces an uphill climb in the Senate." St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 19, 2021
    • "The U.S. Border Patrol apprehended nearly 100,000 migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in February, the 10th consecutive month of increased apprehensions and a return to levels last seen in mid-2019." Pew Research Center, March 15, 2021
    • "Migrant children are being forced to sleep on gym mats with foil sheets and go for days without showering as the Border Patrol struggles to handle thousands of young Central Americans who are surging across the southwestern border, some of them as young as a year old." The New York Times, March 16, 2021
  • Singer actress Olivia Rodrigo was listed among "The Next 100 Most Influential People" in the March 1/ 8 issue of Time. The 18-year-old was also among "Breakthrough Artists" in this months issue of Rolling Stone for her mega hit "Drivers License."
  • Lea Mrquez Peterson was elected chairwoman of the Arizona Corporation Commission. Mrquez was "the first Latina to serve in a statewide public role in the history of Arizona." Hispanic Executive, March 9, 2021
  • Several Hispanics are running for New York City mayor in the June 22 Democratic and Republican primaries. Among them are Fernando Mateo (R), former trade group leader for livery drivers; Carlos Menchaca (D), a city council member in Brooklyn, and Dianne Morales (D), a former nonprofit executive. The New York Times, March 15, 2021
  • "Foxconn Technology Group will decide between Wisconsin and Mexico for the site of its first electric-car plant this year, making a big bet on the nascent business at a time when technology giants including top customer Apple Inc. are looking to expand into vehicles." Crains Chicago Business, March 16, 2021
  • "A framework that outlines how Puerto Rico will restructure at least $35 billion in public debt and more than $50 billion public pension liabilities threatens a 10 percent cut to public pensions if no agreement is reached with retirees." The Associated Press, March 9, 2021
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