The White House wants Congress to approve $44 billion for hurricane aid, but it's conscious of increasing the national debt.
The U.S. has until Monday to let tens of thousands of immigrants know if they'll be allowed to stay under the Temporary Protected Status program.
The island also has major flooding and structural damage.
The hurricane made landfall on the islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe late Monday.
Many islanders are still trying to rebuild after Hurricane Irma.
Irma spent more than 10 days as a hurricane. And the powerful storm wreaked havoc on the Caribbean and Florida during that time.
The once-powerful Category 5 hurricane dropped to tropical storm strength early Monday after pummeling the state with wind, rain and storm surges.
Authorities say at least 10 people are dead after the storm hammered multiple islands, including Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands.
The hurricane's eye passed over the small island of Barbuda early Wednesday on its way toward Puerto Rico.
Forecasters said Tuesday that Hurricane Irma had intensified to a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of around 175 miles per hour.
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a…
Frontier Airlines might fly from DIA to Cuba directly, after President Obama announced a trip to the country in March.