Jesus Gabriel Sandoval Chavez starts training to be a boxer as a boy in his hardened Chicago neighborhood. His dreams and considerable talent are put on hold when he is arrested after his friends rob a store with him in tow. Years later, when he is released from prison, he moves to Austin, Texas, where he trains for and wins boxing competitions. However, due to new immigration laws, he is deported to Mexico. Marcy Garriott's documentary focuses on his life and struggle against deportation.