Photo of ICE officers with guns and military vehicles

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 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...

HYDE-SMITH HELPS INTRODUCE BILL REQUIRING BIDEN TO CONTROL SOUTHERN BORDER

HYDE-SMITH HELPS INTRODUCE BILL REQUIRING BIDEN TO CONTROL SOUTHERN BORDER

Legislation Would Force Administration to Restore & Maintain Operational Control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said she has thrown her support behind legislation to force the Biden administration to restore and maintain control of the southern border.

Hyde-Smith joined U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) in introducing...

Bill targets comprehensive southern border strategy

Homeland Preparedness News

Bill targets comprehensive southern border strategy

By Douglas Clark

A Republican group of senators recently introduced a bill requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary to complete a comprehensive southern border strategy within 12 months of enactment.

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Hyde-Smith co-sponsors border security bill

WXXV-TV Gulfport
 
Hyde-Smith co-sponsors border security bill

WXXV Staff

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is now co-sponsoring a bill asking the Biden Administration to increase their control and presence at the southern border.

If passed, the Comprehensive Southern Border Strategy Act would...

Hyde-Smith backs bill to end illegal immigrant abuse of asylum system

Y’all Politics

Hyde-Smith backs bill to end illegal immigrant abuse of asylum system

The Mississippi Senator said legislation would begin to restore order by making sure there are serious consequences for abusing the asylum process.

By Anne Summerhays

This week, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)...

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...