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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 disaster 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, 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...

US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans' help

Business Standard

US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans' help

Top Senators and influential Congressmen have advocated for a strong India-US tie and underscored the contribution of the Indian-American community in this matter

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 
 
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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...

Bill targets comprehensive southern border strategy

Homeland Preparedness News

Bill targets comprehensive southern border strategy

By Douglas Clark

A Republican group of senators recently introduced a bill requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary to complete a comprehensive southern border strategy within 12 months of enactment.

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Hyde-Smith co-sponsors border security bill

WXXV-TV Gulfport
 
Hyde-Smith co-sponsors border security bill

WXXV Staff

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is now co-sponsoring a bill asking the Biden Administration to increase their control and presence at the southern border.

If passed, the Comprehensive Southern Border Strategy Act would...

Hyde-Smith backs bill to end illegal immigrant abuse of asylum system

Y’all Politics

Hyde-Smith backs bill to end illegal immigrant abuse of asylum system

The Mississippi Senator said legislation would begin to restore order by making sure there are serious consequences for abusing the asylum process.

By Anne Summerhays

This week, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)...