Senator Hyde-Smith believes the federal government’s first responsibility is defense of the American people, which includes securing the nation’s borders. She is a strong proponent of strengthening border security and the enforcement of U.S. immigration laws. The Senator does not believe in rewarding those who enter the country illegally.
The Senator supports the implementation of a nationwide E-Verify system to ensure a legal workforce and enable American jobs to be filled by legal American workers.
HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2024, the $118 billion compromise bill intended to address the Biden border crisis and national security needs:
“Most Americans understand that, since President Biden took office, the situation at our...
TO FIGHT SIDE-EFFECT OF BORDER CRISIS, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘EQUAL REPRESENTATION ACT’
Bill would End the Counting of Illegal Immigrants in Determining Electoral College Votes, Congressional District Apportionment
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation intended to end the practice of counting illegal immigrants to determine congressional apportionment and, therefore, Electoral College votes.
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Equal...
HYDE-SMITH BACKS BLACKBURN’S 'CONTAINER ACT' TO BLOCK ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSINGS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation to give border states the freedom to establish temporary barriers or structures on federal lands in order to protect their border.
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the CONTAINER (Creating Obstructions Necessary to Address Illegal and Nefarious Entry Rapidly) Act, which was introduced by U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R...
Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 205
(Senate - December 13, 2023) PDF
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I rise today to once again call
attention to the crisis at our southern border--the very crisis the
Biden administration refuses to acknowledge and in not doing so, fails
Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 16
(Senate - January 25, 2023) PDF
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I started the new year by joining
Senator Blackburn of Tennessee and our new colleague Senator Britt of
Alabama on a recent tour of the Del Rio Border Sector in Texas.
Wicker, Hyde-Smith split on procedural vote to allow debate on foreign aid
With Thursday’s vote, the U.S. Senate will now enter debate and consider amendments on a foreign aid spending package that would provide billions in support of Ukraine, Israel and more.
By: Frank Corder
SuperTalk Mississippi News
Wicker, Hyde-Smith to join fellow GOP members in blocking border security bill
By J.T. Mitchell
Mississippi’s two U.S. senators have both confirmed they will be voting against a border security bill set to hit the floor on Wednesday, joining fellow Republicans in...
Musk calls out unfair blue state advantage gained from illegal immigration
GOP lawmakers have introduced legislation to only count citizens for congressional apportionment
By Michael Lee
Elon Musk took to X to call out an advantage that blue states have over red states in elections as a...