Immigrants Assistance Center

Immigration Forum
NEW BEDFORD — The Inter-Church Council of Greater New Bedford hosted a public forum to talk about immigration Thursday at the Whaling Museum.
Immigration Forum Thursday
Rev. David Lima describes the immigration debate in the U.S. as being like a tennis match played with a hand grenade. No one is listening to each other, and no progress is being made.
Rev. Lima, the Executive Minister of the Interchurch Council of Greater New Bedford, hopes to shed light on the …
Matthew McConaughey's Wife Becomes Citizens
Just last week, here in New Bedford, local immigrants were sworn in as new citizens. The Immigrants Assistance Center on Crapo St. has been giving guidance and support attaining citizenship. Tonight, Thursday August 6, the IAC is hosting a summer fundraiser at the gardens of the Madeiran Heritage Mu…
New Citizens Pledge Allegiance
The Immigrants Assistance Center in New Bedford hosted a naturalization ceremony on Friday, with 31 new citizens sworn in by Superior Court Judge Richard Moses.
They come from 11 different countries, including Pakistan, India, Lebanon and Portugal...
Health Connector Enrollment
A news conference Wednesday focusing on the importance of people signing up for the state's "Health Connector" insurance program began with an apology....
Jean Yang, the director of the Health Connector program, is promising a far more workable website this year, but it won&apo…