New York's Mayoral Race: Bill Thompson

What are your thoughts on immigration?

We need federal immigration reform and the mayor of the city of New York needs to be part of the discussion and should help lead other cities in urging Congress to bring about real immigration reform and clear the pathway to citizenship. Immigration has been great for New York. It has brought new energy and vitality to the city. We need to create a city identification card or state driver licenses [for undocumented immigrants.] NYC needs to be a sanctuary city. My grandparents came here from St. Kitts almost 100 years ago – in 1917. Immigration has been everything to our city and we need to make sure that that continues.

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