Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

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Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits tucked between I-70 eastbound and the Eagle River in Avon, on Sept. 6. Nearly 50 years old, it has 159 lots and is home to several hundred immigrant workers in Eagle county’s construction, service and hospitality industries.
An Aspens Mobile Home Village resident takes in the view from the deck of her trailer on Sept. 6. She moved to the mobile home park six years ago and she and her husband completely remodeled it, adding wood floors, stainless steel appliances and new counters and cabinets.
Agustina Del Hoyo, manager of the Aspens Mobile Home Village since 2008, poses for a picture on Sept. 6. The daughter of immigrants, she walks the line between enforcer and mother hen and has started a women’s support group among park residents.

Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits tucked between I-70 eastbound and the Eagle River in Avon, on Sept. 6. Nearly 50 years old, it has 159 lots and is home to several hundred immigrant workers in Eagle county’s construction, service and hospitality industries.
An Aspens Mobile Home Village resident takes in the view from the deck of her trailer on Sept. 6. She moved to the mobile home park six years ago and she and her husband completely remodeled it, adding wood floors, stainless steel appliances and new counters and cabinets.
Agustina Del Hoyo, manager of the Aspens Mobile Home Village since 2008, poses for a picture on Sept. 6. The daughter of immigrants, she walks the line between enforcer and mother hen and has started a women’s support group among park residents.
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