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 VOTES AGAINST DEMOCRAT ATTEMPT TO STYMIE PRESIDENT’S BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTION 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST DEMOCRAT ATTEMPT TO STYMIE PRESIDENT’S BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTION 

Miss. Senator Again Supports President Trump’s Ability to Shift Funds for Border Security Emergency 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today voted to support President Trump’s ability to obligate funding for the humanitarian and security emergency on the southern border.

Just as she did last March, Hyde-Smith...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $59.1 MILLION CONTRACT FOR MISS. TO PRODUCE HELICOPTERS FOR BORDER SECURITY

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $59.1 MILLION CONTRACT FOR MISS. TO PRODUCE HELICOPTERS FOR BORDER SECURITY

Aircraft Produced at Columbus Plant Will Support Customs and Border Protection Missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The Customs and...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SUL OZERDEN AT SENATE HEARING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SUL OZERDEN AT SENATE HEARING

Gulfport Native is President Trump’s Nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today recommended confirmation of U.S. District...

Former Senator Thad Cochran passes away at age 81

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Former Senator Thad Cochran passes away at age 81

By Steven Gagliano

According to a spokesman, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than 45 years, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning in Oxford.

Cochran, a Navy veteran who eventually...

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...