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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ACT TO CLOSE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ‘CATCH & RELEASE’ LOOPHOLE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ACT TO CLOSE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ‘CATCH & RELEASE’ LOOPHOLE

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Inhofe “Keep Our Communities Safe Act” 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week helped introduce a bill to close the loophole—referred to as “catch and release”—that allows illegal immigrants, including those with criminal records, to remain in the United States.

The Keep Our Communities Safe Act (S.4370) would close the loophole that...

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

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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...

Mississippi senators introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act

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Mississippi senators introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act

By Staff Reports

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week helped introduce a bill to close the loophole—referred to as “catch and release”—that allows illegal immigrants, including...