Never have been more proud, or more humbled, to be a New Yorker.
Yesterday, hundreds of my fellow citizens went out to John F. Kennedy International Airport to defend the rights of those who, having jumped through myriad bureaucratic hoops, arrived on our shores filled with optimism and gratitude for a better life.
We are a sanctuary city. We welcome everyone. No exceptions.
A decision based on fear is a path to darkness, an emblem of cowardice.
We choose to lead with courage and compassion.