In this chapter, the authors summarize the results of their research on small-scale industry and international migration from Guadalajara, Mexico, and offers policy recommendations for diminishing the kind of international labor migration that is linked to small-scale industry. They aims to establishe the importance of small-scale industry in Guadalajara and its responses to the crisis. The authors deal with the shop owners, their migration experiences, the relationship between international migration and the small businesses, and the main characteristics of the small businesses and discusses the work force and migration. The most obvious case of the influence of migration on small-scale industry is when a small industry or workshop is set up, mechanized or reorganized, thanks to money earned in the United States. The literature on migration has stressed a positive selectivity of migrants; that is, people migrating in any given community are generally those with higher-than-average socioeconomic status and schooling.