De Blasio made the assertion on NY1 after Trump continued to threaten to ship undocumented immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities on Monday.
“It’s unlawful. It’s simply plain unlawful. We are going to meet him in court docket. We are going to beat him in court docket,” de Blasio stated.
“I bear in mind vividly the day the Trump administration, when he stated he was going to chop our safety funding as a result of we didn’t ask for documentation standing, as a result of we’d not cooperate with all the things ICE was doing,” he added.
“We stated we’d go to court docket to cease it and we did.”
Earlier on Monday, Trump took to Twitter to say his plan to move unlawful migrants to sanctuary cities would transfer ahead.
“These Unlawful Immigrants who can not be legally held (Congress should repair the legal guidelines and loopholes) shall be, topic to Homeland Safety, given to Sanctuary Cities and States!” Trump wrote on Twitter Monday afternoon.
Final week, Trump first publicly floated the thought of sending migrants to sanctuary cities, the place native authorities don’t report immigration standing of residents to federal authorities.