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.


GOP Senators Reintroduce Mandatory E-Verify to Protect U.S. Workforce

Breitbart 

GOP Senators Reintroduce Mandatory E-Verify to Protect U.S. Workforce

By John Binder

A group of Senate Republicans, led by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), have reintroduced legislation that would mandate E-Verify, the program designed to protect the United States workforce by banning...

Sen. Hyde-Smith announces CPB will pay $21.2M for security helicopters

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Sen. Hyde-Smith announces CPB will pay $21.2M for security helicopters

Staff Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, said Tuesday the Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.

“The 50-50 split in the...

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

WLBT-TV Jackson

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

By Anthony Warren

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - Helicopters built at a plant in Columbus could soon play a role in securing the U.S. border.

On Wednesday, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had...

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

WLBT-TV Jackson

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

Miss. Senators Take Action to Help Businesses Comply with Worker Eligibility Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify program, an internet–based system to determine workers’ employment eligibility.

The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would require all employers to use the program, which determines...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘SARAH’S LAW’ AS BIDEN ROLLS BACK IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘SARAH’S LAW’ AS BIDEN ROLLS BACK IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

Senator Joins Renewed Effort to Require Detention of Illegal Immigrants Criminally Charged with Violent Crimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With President Biden’s action to reverse an executive order prioritizing prosecuting illegal immigrants convicted of violent crimes, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has renewed her support for passage of Sarah’s Law, commonsense legislation to strengthen federal detention of...

HYDE-SMITH:  CPB ISSUES $21.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR BORDER SECURITY HELICOPTERS BUILT IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH:  CBP ISSUES $21.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR BORDER SECURITY HELICOPTERS BUILT IN MISS.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today reported that the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a $21.2 million contract to begin production of Mississippi-built Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH).

The CBP contract, which has a $65.9 million potential value, is for the delivery of up to nine LEHs....

HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

Hyde-Smith Sworn-In for Six-Year Term as 117th Congress Begins

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VIDEO:  U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Takes the Oath of Office Following November Election Victory.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today took the oath of office to serve all Mississippians in the United State Senate for the next six...