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Helena DaSilva Hughes Biography

Executive Director of the Immigrants Assistance Center
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow a Path to Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants?"

No position found as of Sep. 13, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Executive Director, Immigrants Assistance Center, 1996-present
  • Educational Testing Systems (ETS) Instructor, 1992-1997
  • Executive Secretary/Case Worker, Immigrants Assistance Center, 1984-1996
  • Recipient, Liberty Award, Massachusetts Immigrants and Refugee Advocacy, 2002
  • Woman of the Year Award, Portuguese American Women’s Association, 2001
  • Recognition Award, Prince Henry Society, 2001
  • Heritage Day Award, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Legislative, 2001
  • Peer Recognition Provider Award, Massachusetts Council of Human Service Provider, 1999
  • Greater New Bedford Women’s Center Community Response Award, 1999
  • Greater New Bedford Human Service Coalition-Community Service Award, 1997
  • Outstanding Volunteers Service Award, 1997
  • Person of the Month, Fall River, Massachusetts, 1997
  • BS, Business Administration, Newbury College, Massachusetts, 2000
  • AA, Legal Studies and Management, school unknown, 1994
  • Computer Science and Management, school unknown, 1983-1985
  • High School Diploma, New Bedford High School
  • Formerly known as Helena S. Marques.
Quoted in:
  1. Does Illegal Immigration Pose a Terrorist Threat to the United States?