According to Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 11.2 million people entered the United States border through Nogales' three Ports of Entry, as a pedestrian, bus passenger, and personal vehicle passenger for fiscal year 2017. In addition, 13,000 buses, 3.8 million personal vehicle, 649 trains with 63,000 full/empty rail containers, and 334,000 trucks with 417,000 full/empty truck containers also entered the United States through Nogales in fiscal year 2017.
The Nogales ports of entry are the most busiest entry points for the state of Arizona and it's the starting point of the CANAMEX corridor which is a series of freeways and railways linking Canada to Mexico through the United States. The Arizona state budget plan for fiscal year 2020 unveiled by Gov. Doug Ducey includes $700,000 to improve infrastructure at the Mariposa Port of Entry cold inspection facility in Nogales.