IAC NEWS & EVENTS
Demand for services provided by the Immigrants’ Assistance Center of New Bedford has never been so high, according to the center’s executive director Helena Hughes. “In the past year, we have seen a drastic increase in the need for our services,” Hughes told the crowd...read more
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,...read more
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,...read more
NEW BEDFORD — Flynn Hill, a Tabor Academy junior from Aspen, Colorado, on a recent weekday morning sat with 14-year-old Robin Hernandez, who came to New Bedford from El Salvador and 13-year-old Dariel Lugo, who came to the city from Puerto Rico. The Level 4 Honors...read more
NEW BEDFORD — Last Saturday, musical talents and the will to raise social justice awareness came together in perfect harmony at a benefit concert for the Immigrants’ Assistance Center hosted by the Morrissey Blvd. band at Greasy Luck Brewpub in New Bedford. Comprised...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
“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...read more
Portugal viola as regras do programa de isenção de vistos para entrada nos EUA (Visa Waiver Program) há vários anos e pode ser eliminado do programa, segundo as regras do Departamento de Estado norte-americano. As regras do programa, estabelecidas na Lei de Imigração...read more
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