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Live from npr news in washington i'm core of a coleman hurricane erma has crashed over the caribbean islands of barbudos st martin and anguilla it is moving toward the virgin islands and puerto rico the national hurricane center says this is the strongest storm to ever hit the atlantic outside the caribbean and the gulf mexico topped sustained winds are still one hundred eighty five miles per hour erma is projected to strike florida in a few days and governor rick scott ease urging people to prepare we are preparing for our mature directly impact your state while still too early to tell exactly where the strong will hit is incredibly important that all sir radiance keep a close eye on this incredibly dangerous storm do not sit in a way to prepare get prepared now officials in the florida keys have ordered all visitors to leave the islands this morning residents will have a mandatory evacuation later president trump has tweeted that congress has six months to come up with legislation for the daca program shielding hundreds of thousands of people from deportation if not he tweets he'll have to revisit the issue even though he is ending the program in california the daca program affects more than two hundred thousand people as daniel carson reports in los angeles immigrant rights groups held rallies all day across the city protesting the white house decision to repeal daca emily robinson a lawyer at loyola law schools immigrant justice clinic says recipients should seek legal advice about their status at this point what we don't know who is being prioritised and we are unsure of enforcement actions it's very important to make sure you understand the entire illegal landscape republican lawmakers say well daca was well intentioned it was an unconstitutional abuse of executive power the justice department is giving congress six months to draft a new program after that it will stop renewing permits for people already in role called for npr news i'm daniel carson in pasadena california a senate committee is examining the future of the affordable care act today npr's allison kojak reports this is the first of four planned hearings by the senate health education labour and pensions committee committee chairman senator lamar alexander says he wants to get a bill asked that will lower insurance premiums for people who live coverage on the affordable care act exchanges he'll have to work fast september 27th is the deadline for insurance.

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