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Helena DaSilva Hughes Biography

Executive Director of the Immigrants Assistance Center
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"

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?