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Quick Facts about the U.S.-Mexico Border

  • The 1,951 mile U.S.-Mexico border is the busiest in the world.
  • Each year the our southern border allows in more than 300 million people, approximately 90 million cars, and 4.3 million truck crossings.
  • Since the implementation of NAFTA, the number of commercial vehicles crossing the border has increased by 41 percent.
  • Two-way trade has almost tripled and cross-border trade averages more than $650 million dollars a day, two-thirds of which comes through ports of entry in Texas.