Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro is leading an oversight visit to a holding center for detaining migrant children in Florida.
The Democrat plans to visit a facility in Homestead, Florida. She'll be joined by 10 of her Democratic colleagues Monday.
DeLauro leads a House subcommittee with jurisdiction over the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement.
She says Congress has a "moral responsibility to conduct oversight and ensure children in our care are being taken care of."
Advocates have complained that HHS' largest holding centers-- the facility in Homestead, a converted Walmart in Brownsville, Texas, and a now-closed tent camp at Tornillo, Texas-- have traumatized children through overcrowding and inadequate staffing.
DeLauro plans to speak to reporters Monday morning after the visit, and hold a hearing this month about the resettlement office's program.