Look for positions opening for foreigners, especifically calling for foreigners. You should not occupy a position set for a local, for the reason you have already stated. You simply cannot settle for less, if you want to stay here long term, you have to stay legally.
Lo urgente no deja tiempo para lo importante. Mafalda.
None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else.