Yesterday, Democracia USA joined various organizations to support the fight of Rita “Fany” Cote and her family to free her from her unwarranted and unjust detention. After being held unlawfully for over a week in the Lake County jail, this law abiding Honduran mother of three US citizens has been take to ICE custody in Brevard County. Lawyers from the ACLU and the Farmworkers Association of Florida are working together to get her freed and on the road to a adjustment of status. After speaking with the family in their home yesterday, Democracia USA stood with the family in front of the offices of ICE to bring attention to their struggle for justice in this broken system.
(Pictured: the sons of Rita Cote)