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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

Miss. Senators Take Action to Help Businesses Comply with Worker Eligibility Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify program, an internet–based system to determine workers’ employment eligibility.

The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would require all employers to use the program, which determines...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘SARAH’S LAW’ AS BIDEN ROLLS BACK IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘SARAH’S LAW’ AS BIDEN ROLLS BACK IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

Senator Joins Renewed Effort to Require Detention of Illegal Immigrants Criminally Charged with Violent Crimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With President Biden’s action to reverse an executive order prioritizing prosecuting illegal immigrants convicted of violent crimes, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has renewed her support for passage of Sarah’s Law, commonsense legislation to strengthen federal detention of...

HYDE-SMITH:  CPB ISSUES $21.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR BORDER SECURITY HELICOPTERS BUILT IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH:  CBP ISSUES $21.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR BORDER SECURITY HELICOPTERS BUILT IN MISS.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today reported that the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a $21.2 million contract to begin production of Mississippi-built Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH).

The CBP contract, which has a $65.9 million potential value, is for the delivery of up to nine LEHs....