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.


SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION TO HONOR THAD COCHRAN

SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION TO HONOR THAD COCHRAN

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Introduced Tribute to the Late Miss. Senator

Sens. Wicker and Hyde-Smith at Thad Cochran U.S. Courthouse naming ceremony last August

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) to honor the life and career of former long-time U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.

The resolution was cosponsored by every member of the Senate and was approved unanimously late Tuesday.  Cochran, who retired from the Senate last year, passed away on...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR THAD COCHRAN

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR THAD COCHRAN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.):

“Mississippi has suffered a tremendous loss today.  Senator Thad Cochran was an incredible leader and a most respected member of the United States Senate.  My colleagues who served with him consistently speak of him with such high regard.  So many have said to me that he was truly...

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES FOR NATIONAL SECURITY CUTTER, HELICOPTERS TO SUPPORT BORDER SECURITY

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES FOR NATIONAL SECURITY CUTTER, HELICOPTERS TO SUPPORT BORDER SECURITY

Miss. Senator Keeps Eyes on Priorities in FY2020 Homeland Security Budget Review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today made the case for federal funding for ships and aircraft manufactured in Mississippi that are critical to U.S. Department of Homeland Security efforts to secure the nation’s borders and fight illegal activities.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland...

Hyde-Smith presses for more Mississippi made ships, helicopters

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Hyde-Smith presses for more Mississippi made ships, helicopters

By Alex Paton

Last week, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith pressed for National Security Cutter and Light Enforcement Helicopter funding during a hearing to review the FY2020 Homeland Security Budget.

Both the Cutters and the...