Sen. Jeff Merkley Denied Entry To ICE Child Detention Center, Police Called On Him

Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon was denied entry to a ICE Child Detention Center in Brownsville, Texas, on June 3.

Merkley told CNN that he was concerned about the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, even those legally seeking asylum.

The ICE Child Detention Center is a former Walmart building with its doors and windows blacked out.

Merkley tweeted that the police were called on him:

(Sources: CNN via Vimeo, Senator Jeff Merkley/Twitter, Senator Jeff Merkley/Facebook)

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