Photo Gallery: Uphill Battle for Skilled Immigrants 12/12/2013
 Enio Alburez faced bureaucratic hurdles at the German embassy in Guatemala...
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Enio Alburez faced bureaucratic hurdles at the German embassy in Guatemala when he tried to get a "jobseeker visa" to come to the country. The engineer says: "It was pretty crazy that I had to explain to the embassy staff what opportunities existed in Germany."