Helena S. Marques, Executive Director of the Immigrants Assistance Center in New Bedford Massachusetts, in a Apr. 11, 2006 Standard-Times article entitled "Hundreds March on City - New Bedford Joins Nation," stated:

“Eleven million people are not just going home. Undocumented immigrants are not terrorists. We should focus our attention on terrorists, not immigrants… We need to keep pushing to make sure that something gets done.”

Apr. 11, 2006