The Immigrants' Assistance Center in New Bedford is a busy place, helping newcomers to this country in a variety of ways. Executive Director, Helena DaSilva Hughes has worked at the center for more than 40 years. This week on Townsquare Sunday, she talks about the work of the center, and why it’s more important now than ever before. Hughes also has details about the agency's Summer Fundraiser coming up in August and how you can get involved.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

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