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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 ISSUES 2022 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2022 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues 2022 Christmas Message

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a 2022 Christmas message that encourages Mississippians to reflect on the unifying factors behind this holiday season.

“As Christians, our celebrations may differ from home to home, enlivened with our own special family traditions.  However, we are united in what it is we are celebrating:  the birth of our savior, Jesus Christ,...

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...

DHS Is Releasing Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Without a Court Date

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DHS Is Releasing Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Without a Court Date
 
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According to a number of Republican Senators, the Department of Homeland Security is releasing countless illegal immigrants into the interior of the United States without giving them a "Notice to...