NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Demonstrators gathered in Greenwich Village Thursday evening to stand in solidarity with immigrants.
As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, some of the signs at the demonstration in Washington Square Park read, “Faith over fear,” and, “Resist hate.”READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Dies After Complaining Of Head Pain, NYPD Investigating
Pedro Rodriguez runs a food pantry in Flushing, Queens.
“When a family says I don’t know if we should go out and get food, that’s scary,” Rodriguez said.
Joan Racho-Jansen said President Donald Trump’s angry rhetoric is damaging the fabric of the country.
“It tears it apart then all the threads unravel,” Racho-Jansen said.MORE NEWS: Suspect Charged With Murder, Arson For Bronx Apartment Fire That Killed 2 In 2018
Organizers at Faith New York want to create a true sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.