Immigrants’ Assistance Center honors Laurie Bullard

The Immigrants’ Assistance Center presented its inaugural Laurie Bullard Award for “relentless advocacy and unwavering devotion to the immigrant community” to Laurie Bullard, formerly of New Bedford and now of Westport, on Friday. From late 2016 through early 2018,...

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Kids helping kids: Thank you to Morrissey siblings The Immigrants’ Assistance Center daily sees the fear and worry that our neighbors here from other countries suffer. Together, we work mightily to address those concerns, with the help of a range of individuals,...

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Spring Fundraiser

The Immigrants’ Assistance Center, Inc. (IAC) is hosting a very important Spring Fundraiser on Friday, March 30, 2018, from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event will take place at The New Bedford Whaling Museum, located on 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA. Please...

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Sleeping with a suitcase under the bed

What would you do if immigration agents came for you and separated you from your children? Breaking apart families was never a central mission of previous Republican and Democratic administrations, but with Trump many parents are now faced with having to plan for...

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Newsletter – Winter 2018

For over 45 years the Immigrants’ Assistance Center (IAC) has been at the forefront of providing a broad range of services to assist the immigrant community integrate and often attain citizenship status. The communities that IAC serves are primarily Portuguese, Cape...

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A day in the life of the Immigrants’ Assistance Center

“I want to be able to be there to help if they need me.” Editor’s Note: Standard-Times staff reporter Aimee Chiavaroli recently spent a day at New Bedford’s Immigrants’ Assistance Center, observing the services it provides and talking with some of the staff and people...

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