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Senator Hyde-Smith believes the federal government’s first responsibility is defense of the American people, which includes securing the nation’s borders.  She is a strong proponent of strengthening border security and the enforcement of U.S. immigration laws.  The Senator does not believe in rewarding those who enter the country illegally.

The Senator supports the implementation of a nationwide E-Verify system to ensure a legal workforce and enable American jobs to be filled by legal American workers.


HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

Blames Biden for Dissatisfaction among Americans, Says Change of Course Needed to Restore Sense of Security Expected by Citizens

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Statement on the State of the Union.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), in response to President Biden’s second State of the Union address, tonight said there are solid reasons why the American people are expressing dissatisfaction with their current situation—all of it...

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...

Senators Hyde-Smith, Britt, Blackburn Announce Visit To Southern Border

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Senators Hyde-Smith, Britt, Blackburn Announce Visit To Southern Border
 
By The Press Register
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) will join U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Katie Britt (R-Ala.) on an all-female delegation to the Del...

Senate NDAA debate could have something for everyone

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Senate NDAA debate could have something for everyone

Amendments included in revised version touch on immigration, health care and more

By John M. Donnelly and Mark Satter

Corrected Oct. 14 | Several weeks from now, the National Defense Authorization Act will probably become law for the...