Today would be a good day to remember that Steve Jobs’s biological father, Abdulfattah Jandali, grew up in Syria — the country from which Donald Trump’s executive order banned all immigration indefinitely on Friday.Make no mistake.

That action, which included a 90-day ban on entry into the United States by nationals of six other Muslim-majority countries and a 120-day ban on all refugees globally, has dire implications for the tech industry, despite a court order Saturday that halted part of the ban.[ Find out how to get ahead with our career development guide for developers. | The art of programming is changing rapidly. We help you navigate what’s hot in programming and what’s going cold. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s App Dev Report newsletter. ]
The most glaring immediate example: According to a report by Bloomberg News, Google CEO Sundar Pichai asked more than 100 employees traveling abroad to return to the United States.
In an internal memo Pichai said: “We’re upset about the impact of this order and any proposals that could impose restrictions on Googlers and their families, or that could create barriers to bringing great talent to the US.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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