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At 17, Enrique embarks on a 4 month journey across Honduras-Mexico to find his mother in North Carolina.
Getting caught by the U.S border patrol isn't Enrique's only worry. Certain segments of the Mexican police and gangs cause incredible harm.
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Enrique risks his health and even his life by jumping on the trains in hopes of getting North.
After a honeymoon period upon arrival, immigrants like Lourdes & Enrique endure emotional, familial, & economic challenges.
After Enrique leaves, most of his family is sadly left behind-including his girlfriend & daughter.
Lourdes leaves her 5 year old son Enrique and his sister behind for a better chance to provide for them through employment in the U.S.