Photo of Mexico-USA border fence wall

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 COSPONSORS BILL TO COMPLETE WALL ON U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMPLETE WALL ON U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

‘The WALL Act’ Offsets Wall Costs by Ending Benefits that Serve as Incentives for Illegal Immigration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation to fully fund completion of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, while making important reforms to tax and welfare benefits that can serve as added incentive to enter the United States illegally.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

MISS. LAWMAKERS RAISE CONCERNS AS NEW ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT CARAVAN APPROACHES U.S. BORDER

MISS. LAWMAKERS RAISE CONCERNS AS NEW ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT CARAVAN APPROACHES U.S. BORDER

Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Guest Question Biden Administration Readiness to Enforce U.S. Immigration Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), joined a large group of lawmakers questioning the Biden administration’s readiness to enforce U.S. immigration laws as another illegal immigrant caravan marches to the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR EFFORTS TO BLOCK TAXPAYER FUNDED PAYMENTS TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR EFFORTS TO BLOCK TAXPAYER FUNDED PAYMENTS TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored efforts to block President Biden’s reported plan to spend an estimated $1 billion to provide $450,000 per person in taxpayer money for settlements for illegal immigrants.

The Mississippi Senators are original cosponsors of the Prohibiting Taxpayer Funded Settlements for Illegal Immigrants Act, which...

HYDE-SMITH CRITICAL OF SENATE DEMS’ PARTISAN PLOY ON FY2022 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

HYDE-SMITH CRITICAL OF SENATE DEMS’ PARTISAN PLOY ON FY2022 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

Miss. Senator Urges Senate Dems to Abandon Bills, Which Are an Affront to National Defense, Border Security, Sanctity of Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today criticized committee Democrats for moving unilaterally on FY2022 appropriations bills that are blatantly partisan, shortchange national defense, and eliminate long-held...

HYDE-SMITH SIGNS ONTO 'BE GONE' ACT TO BLOCK, DEPORT CONVICTED SEX CRIMINALS FROM THE U.S.

HYDE-SMITH SIGNS ONTO 'BE GONE' ACT TO BLOCK, DEPORT CONVICTED SEX CRIMINALS FROM THE U.S.

Aggravated Sexual Violence Isn’t a Deportable Offense Under Current U.S. Immigration Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To correct a shortcoming in the nation’s immigration law, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring legislation to include sexual assault and aggravated sexual violence in the definition of felonies that trigger deportation of illegal immigrants convicted of such crimes.

Hyde-Smith is...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT ANSWERS AS HAITIAN MIGRANTS RELEASED INTO U.S.

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT ANSWERS AS HAITIAN MIGRANTS RELEASED INTO U.S.

Thirty-Eight Senators Say Biden Administration Violated Pledge to Remove Most from Recent Crisis at Del Rio Port of Entry 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined 36 colleagues in demanding an explanation of how most of the thousands of Haitian migrants recently encamped at the Del Rio, Texas, port of entry were released into the interior of the United States...

How the Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ spelled out GOP’s midterm script

Roll Call 

How the Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ spelled out GOP’s midterm script

Amendments broke Democratic unity on thorny issues such as critical race theory, abortion funding, immigration

By Lindsey McPherson

Senate Republicans laid bare their political playbook for next year’s midterms during a lengthy...