Helena DaSilva Hughes

Illegal Immigrants: Danger or Dreamers?
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and Helena DaSilva Hughes of the Immigrants' Assistance Center of New Bedford both shared their thoughts on President Trump's immigration reform plan with Barry Richard on Thursday.
Talking Turkeys
The initiative was made possible by a $2,500 donation from Bay State Wind, who donated the same amount to United Way New Bedford for the same effort in the south end.
DACA Reaction
Helena DaSilva Hughes, Executive Director of the Immigrants Assistance Center in New Bedford, says students are "uneasy" and "frightened" after the Trump administration's decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
Immigrants Assistance Center Receives Grant for “Amigos” Program
New Bedford's Hope Collaborative and one of its member organizations have been recognized by the MetLife Foundation.   The foundation awarded the Immigrants Assistance Center a $15,000 grant to continue helping non-english speaking students and their families overcome language and economic barriers through the "Amigos" program at Roosevelt Middle School.  ...