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.
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith: ‘Secure, Safe’ Border is Vital
By Allie Martin - July 4, 2018
JACINTO, Miss. (WCBI) – A U.S. Senator from Mississippi says it’s vital to have a secure southern border.
Republican Cindy Hyde Smith, (R) Mississippi, says she has visited with farmers who live on the U.S. – Mexico border, adding, the farmers face constant threats by the Mexican drug cartels.
Senator Hyde-Smith said it’s unfortunate that families are being separated because of a ‘broken’ immigration system.