Hundreds of people are gathered in a room. Some are seated at tables and have water bottles, some pillow or blankets with them. A large screen is set up to broadcast news about Tropical Storm Harvey.

Evacuees crowd an exhibition hall at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, on Aug. 29, 2017, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to flood parts of the city. Officials have said they will not check immigration status at locations where people are seeking shelter.


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