With their mother in prison, teenagers Rocío and Ale are left to play parents to their young siblings. As immigrants in Mexico, they lack work papers, making opportunities for employment scarce. Finances are tight, Ale’s girlfriend is expecting, and Rocío is testing her teenage boundaries. Fearing she may get herself in trouble, Ale clamps down. Tensions escalate, apprehensions about the future intensify, and Ale must decide between keeping the family together and breaking them apart to cross the US border.