Demonstrators protest against the separation of immigrant families at City Hall in Houston, TX.
John Jarneke, president of the Republic of Texas, lamented taking his tie off before he was photographed outside the Silver Eagle Taphouse in McQueeny, TX. The 72-year-old retired construction contractor from Fredericksburg has a vision of Texas where “people will be friendlier and less worried” with a smaller government, less police and lower taxes.
Diana Morales, sophomore at University of Texas at Austin, holds the state identification card she received through the federal deferred action program. She is one of 72,400 undocumented immigrants in Texas who have won temporary legal status through the program.
Anita Miranda, 24, stands in the kitchen where the roof first collapsed from Hurricane Harvey's rains. Unable to secure housing after Hurricane Harvey, the family returned to their storm-damaged home where rooms are gutted, utilities don't work and uncertainty about repairs continue to linger.
Greg Cerna, sophomore at University of Texas at Austin, suffered a concussion and received bruises after being hit by a car that drove through the South by Southwest crowd.