Dreams from his Father: Steve Jobs and Immigration

For those of us who are steeped in high-tech celebrity minutiae, it was bound to happen. Steve Jobs, founder of the most highly-valued company in American history, has posthumously become a poster boy for those supporting Syrian immigration to the U.S. Jobs was conceived in Homs, Syria, his biological father’s hometown, during a summer visit with his girlfriend. Abdulfattah “John” Jandali had met Steve's mother, Joanne Carol Schieble, at the University of Wisconsin where he eventually completed a PhD in political science. Jandali hoped to marry Job’s mother but Steve was given up for adoption after Schieble’s strict Catholic father of German decent prohibited her from marrying a Muslim. Steve Jobs’ technological genius rejuvenated the American entrepreneurial pioneering spirit for a new generation. The personal computer, iPod and iPhone changed the world and restored America’s reputation as its foremost innovator. In his...(Read Full Article)