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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 INTRODUCE BILL TO MANDATE E-VERIFY FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE BILL TO MANDATE E-VERIFY FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

Requiring E-Verify of All Employers Would Help Put American Workers First 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) in reintroducing legislation to help businesses comply with immigration laws by certifying the legal status of their workforce.

The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ASSESS ONGOING BORDER CRISIS FOLLOWING FIRSTHAND VISITS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ASSESS ONGOING BORDER CRISIS FOLLOWING FIRSTHAND VISITS

Miss. Senator Faults Biden Policies for Misery She Witnessed During Del Rio Border Sector Visit

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Reports on Border Crisis, Lays Blame at Biden’s Feet.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s Full Speech.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today laid blame on Biden administration policies for the ongoing...

BLACKBURN, HYDE-SMITH, BRITT WITNESS HUMAN SMUGGLING AT SOUTHERN BORDER

BLACKBURN, HYDE-SMITH, BRITT WITNESS HUMAN SMUGGLING AT SOUTHERN BORDER

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Katie Britt (R-Ala.), as part of their review of U.S.-Mexico border conditions in the Del Rio Sector, witnessed firsthand human smugglers leading illegal immigrants across the U.S.-Mexico border.

“President Joe Biden has created a humanitarian and national security crisis at our southern border,” said Senators...

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...