In the early 1990s, a group of underprivileged young people from mainland China chose to cross the ocean and sneak into US, in hopes of finding gold in America.
More than two decades later, have they achieved their dreams in America? How are they getting along?
In the film, Dongmei as a stowaway loses her relatives in the process For the sake of her daughter's future, she resolutely gives up raising the child and gives it to the white family.
New immigrant Xiaoxue is packaged and abandoned by her domestic boyfriend , encounter immigrant fraud however, In order to get the identity she married falsely with stowaway Lincoln who just obtained American nationality, but numerous details for the hopeless of final green card, breakup and back home totally describe the hard choices and real suffering of this generation of underclass people after immigrating to the United States and value generation gap between old and new immigrants.