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Sen. Jeff Merkely, D-Ore., was confronted by police outside an immigrant detention center in Brownsville, Texas, Sunday when he attempted to tour the facility, but was denied access.

Sen. Jeff Merkely, D-Ore., was confronted by police outside an immigrant detention center in Brownsville, Texas, Sunday when he attempted to tour the facility, but was denied access.

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Senator Denied Look at Immigration Facilities

Turned back from separated immigrant children

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore. ties to find out what's going on behind closed doors at some of the country's detention facilities amid concerns about the separation of children from their parents.