I am a Detroit-based ethnographer of migration and community organizing. I am interested in how social service providers aid undocumented individuals and families in an era of unprecedented immigration enforcement. My research and practice sit at the intersections of cultural anthropology and social work. Since 2014, I have conducted ethnographic fieldwork alongside humanitarian migrant shelters that aid Central Americans migrating undocumented through Mexico, often by hopping freight trains. Beginning in 2018, I am also conducting research alongside organizations in Detroit that work with mixed-status families around issues of small business entrepreneurship, financial justice, and digital storytelling.