This Is America Without Immigrants

Give up your iPhone. And no more Googling. Or Boeing.

A Syrian immigrant named Abdulfattah Jandali is denied entry to the U.S., where he would have met a woman named Joanne Schieble, who would have given birth to Steve Jobs.

No immigrant, no Apple.

Same with Google, eBay, Intel, Boeing, and many more, as this brief video tour of lost dreams shows.

OK, so it’s not The Man in the High Castle. But surveying the American business landscape without these great companies founded by immigrants or their children, it’s a pretty sobering counterfactual in its own right. 

    Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.