What should be done regarding the influx of illegal immigrants in the United States? Should a single mom be stopped from crossing the border in an attempt to make a better life for her son? Should a 9-year-old boy get deported for making the dangerous journey from Mexico to Los Angeles in search of a mom he hasnt seen in four years? Should hard-working day laborers get deported because they have no official paperwork? Writer Ligiah Villalobos and director Patricia Riggen explore these controversial issues, creating a heartfelt drama that works largely because of the charming lead performance by Adrian Alonso.