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 ASKS HOMELAND SEC. WHEN ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION BECOMES A THREAT, RECEIVES NO ANSWER

HYDE-SMITH ASKS HOMELAND SEC. WHEN ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION BECOMES A THREAT, RECEIVES NO ANSWER

Appropriations Subcommittee Challenges DHS Secretary Mayorkas in FY2023 Budget Review

050422 DHS Appropriations Hearing
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Presses Homeland Secretary to Determine when Migrant Influx Constitutes a National Threat.
PHOTO:  Senator Hyde-Smith and Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the outlook for the ongoing border crisis projected to get worse in coming weeks, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith...

HYDE-SMITH WANTS BIDEN’S ‘DISINFORMATION’ BOARD DEFUNDED

HYDE-SMITH WANTS BIDEN’S ‘DISINFORMATION’ BOARD DEFUNDED

Miss. Senator Cosponsors Bill to Stop all Funding for Homeland Security Censorship Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today helped introduce legislation to prohibit the use of any taxpayer funding for the Biden administration’s new Disinformation Governance Board at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, is an original...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTACK BIDEN BORDER POLICIES AS NATION BRACES FOR RECORD MIGRANT SURGE

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTACK BIDEN BORDER POLICIES AS NATION BRACES FOR RECORD MIGRANT SURGE

Miss. Senator Says Safety of American People Will be Worse if Title 42 Policy Lapses

042722 Title 42
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Rebukes Biden Border Policies, Growing Security Crisis.
CHART:  Biden’s Bad Immigration Policies.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and colleagues today rebuked President Biden and his administration’s failed border and immigration policies, which imperils border...

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...