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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 ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN”

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN'

POTUS Drops Bloated Budget on Memorial Holiday Weekend that Recommends More Money for Almost Everything but Defense, Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the FY2022 budget plan presented to Congress by President Biden on Friday:

“In the first few months of this administration, President Biden and his...

HYDE-SMITH CONCERNED BORDER CRISIS COSTS COULD AFFECT COAST GUARD, OTHER HOMELAND SECURITY MISSIONS

HYDE-SMITH CONCERNED BORDER CRISIS COSTS COULD AFFECT COAST GUARD, OTHER HOMELAND SECURITY MISSIONS

Senate Appropriators Raise Warning Flags on Flat FY22 Homeland Security Dept. Budget

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Questions Homeland Security Secretary on Border Crisis.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today raised concerns that funding shifts within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could affect the ability of the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies to complete...

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

Lawmakers Question Demands on Agency Taxed by COVID-19 Response & Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among a group of Senators from coastal states seeking to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) workforce is ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

The Mississippi Senators signed a letter to FEMA...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES

Miss. Senators & Colleagues Critical of Decision ‘Shrouded in Secrecy,’ Demand Answers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter demanding Attorney General Merrick Garland release documentation related to the recent U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to reinstate federal funding for sanctuary cities and states.

Wicker and...

Kamala Harris 'is not doing the border,' top aide says

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Kamala Harris 'is not doing the border,' top aide says

By Katherine Doyle

A top aide to Vice President Kamala Harris tempered a White House announcement this week that she would oversee efforts to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, a politically fraught task amid...