Colorado flooding punishes immigrants

Sonia Marquez, an organizer with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, looks for keepsakes earlier this week amid the muck inside one of the many homes now declared uninhabitable due to permanent flood damage at a decimated trailer park in Evans, Colo. The majority of the residents in the trailer park are immigrants who didn't have flood insurance, and because some are not citizens or legal residents, they can't get government help.
Sonia Marquez, an organizer with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, looks for keepsakes earlier this week amid the muck inside one of the many homes now declared uninhabitable due to permanent flood damage at a decimated trailer park in Evans, Colo. The majority of the residents in the trailer park are immigrants who didn't have flood insurance, and because some are not citizens or legal residents, they can't get government help. Brennan Linsley/AP photo

Sonia Marquez, an organizer with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, looks for keepsakes earlier this week amid the muck inside one of the many homes now declared uninhabitable due to permanent flood damage at a decimated trailer park in Evans, Colo. The majority of the residents in the trailer park are immigrants who didn't have flood insurance, and because some are not citizens or legal residents, they can't get government help.

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