Ana Puente Flores graduated from the City College of New York, where she was a Skadden, Arps Legal Honors Program Fellow, and a Beyond Identity scholar-activist. For four years, she has been involved in the migrant justice movement, both in the courts and in academia. In the summer of 2018, during the beginning of the family separation policy, she was a legal intern at the Dilley Pro Bono Project. During her internship, she prepared detained families seeking asylum for their credible fear interviews. She is currently facilitating a creative writing workshop, with the author Valeria Luiselli, in a detention center for migrant minors.