March 6, 2009

maTT De Vlieger, Staff Associate, ACLU of Florida, 954.536.7461 (cell) or 407.340.3550 (office)

What: First Press Conference Since Cote Was Released from ICE Custody in Broward County Last Night
Who: Rita “Fany” Cote, Her Family, and Supporters
When: 1:15 PM, Today, Friday, March 06, 2009
Where: Farmworker Association of Florida,
1264 Apopka Boulevard,
Apopka, FL 32703

Links to recent ACLU of Florida press releases as the story’s unfolded:

March 5, 2009
Lake County Mother of Three to Be Reunited With Family After Nearly Three Weeks of Unlawful Detainment

February 25, 2009
Wednesday News Conference to Rally for Unlawfully Arrested Mother of Three Children

February 23, 2009
ACLU of Florida Demands the Release of Illegally Detained Woman in Lake County
Family is Torn Apart After Police Responding to Domestic Assault Call Ignore Assault, Arrest Mother of Three Instead

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2009 Press Releases