UPDATE: Nelson, Wasserman Schultz shut out of facility holding immigrant kids

Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz were denied entry Tuesday into a federal facility in Homestead housing immigrant children.

The Florida Democrats wanted to see conditions inside the shelter and determine the status of what is reported to be about 1,000 youths there. Nelson said the company operating the facility granted a tour but the Department of Health and Human Services “blocked us” and wanted a two-week notice.

(Read more in TampaBay.com)