Yes, the . economy is in crisis mode right now, but many of the popular destinations for . emigrants have also been hit hard. For example, the ., the most popular destination for . ex-pats, reached an % unemployment rate at the end of 2011. And when push comes to shove, employers are more likely to hire natives, who are already authorized to work in the country and speak the native language. Some countries, like Germany, even require people to prove their employment in the country before they’re even allowed to come in.
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