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.
“Even if we could turn back, we'd probably never end up where we started.”
― Haruki Murakami, 1Q84
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." ~ Carl Sagan