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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as the lead agency for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Coast Guard, plays an important role in Mississippi.

Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to working closely with FEMA and other federal agencies to ensure Mississippians are prepared for natural disasters and emergency situations.  She supports hazard mitigation policies, which have proven to help save lives and save taxpayer dollars. 

The Senator also supports Homeland Security efforts to protect the American people from domestic and foreign threats, which include ensuring a strong and well-equipped U.S. Coast Guard.


HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON WIDESPREAD FAILURE TO FILE ‘NOTICE TO APPEAR’ DOCUMENTS FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON WIDESPREAD FAILURE TO FILE ‘NOTICE TO APPEAR’ DOCUMENTS FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

More Than 60,000 Illegal Immigration Cases Dismissed as a Result of DHS Lapses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and seven colleagues are demanding Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas explain missteps within his department that have led to the termination of immigration enforcement proceedings for more than 60,000 illegal immigrants.

In a...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

Senators Want Answers on Which Sanctuary Cities Draw Illegal Immigrants after DHS Catch & Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With illegal border crossings reaching unprecedented levels, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for detailed information on the effect sanctuary cities have on drawing illegal immigrants.

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

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER-FUNDED ABORTIONS FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER-FUNDED ABORTIONS FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced their support for legislation to prohibit taxpayer-funded abortions for illegal immigrants.

The No Taxpayer Funds for Illegal Alien Abortions Act (S.4770) would prohibit any employee or contractor with U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) or the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS...

US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans' help

Business Standard

US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans' help

Top Senators and influential Congressmen have advocated for a strong India-US tie and underscored the contribution of the Indian-American community in this matter

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 
 
Top...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet 
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...

Tribute to Lieutenant Commander Steven Davies

TRIBUTE TO LIEUTENANT COMMANDER STEVEN DAVIES

Congressional Record (Senate - April 09, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am pleased to commend LCDR Steven Davies for his dedication to duty and service as a U.S. Coast Guard congressional fellow on my staff. Steve was recently selected to...