The Step Plan

Making More Americans 

Find children and parents now in custody.  

Here is an outline of the conditions which forced tens of thousands of families into flight.  

Asylum from conditions threatening death has always been accepted as valid reasons for fleeing one's homeland.  These conditions exist in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador where these refugees began their flight for sanctuary.  How they were met was without conscience.  

The conditions in these neighbor countries were not unknown to our government, and our own government contributed to these conditions of fascism and war on private property.  Many of these families were originally landowners whose claims to their property had originated 400 years ago.  See History

America once had a reputation for accepting people in need of sanctuary.  With the need to do right by these refugees from war and devastation we must consider who we are, ourselves.  

This task has been accomplished around the world and a tool built which can help us here, too.  USHAHIDI    About Ushahidi - Ushahidi, which translates to “testimony” in Swahili, was developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election violence in 2008. Since then, thousands have used their crowdsourcing tools to raise their voices. We’re a technology leader in Africa, headquartered in Nairobi, with a global team. They are a social enterprise that provides software and services to numerous sectors and civil society to help improve the bottom-up flow of information. The problems piled up as Homeland Security and FEMA began taking children away from their parents at the border as they asked for asylum.