Some of our nation’s most industrious people—11 million undocumented immigrants—are prohibited from working in the formal economy. Their talents, creativity, energy, and ideas have enormous potential, yet are being squandered. Now more than ever, we must do all we can do ensure that immigrants are welcomed, not demonized.

Emerson Collective President Laurene Powell Jobs pens an essay, “Immigrants Fuel Innovation. Let’s Not Waste Their Potential,” in WIRED on this timely topic.

Read it now.