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What options does an American have?

I everyone,

I am Swiss-American, currently living in the US and moving back to Switzerland sometime early 2016. I am a Swiss citizen and have obtained my diplomas in Switzerland and worked there as well so it will be easy for me to find a job.

Here is the big problem: my man is coming with me and I don't really see any other options other than to just have him come over illegally as, from what I'm seeing, it's nearly impossible to get a work permit for an American unless you are an engineer or have some type of special skill... He works in construction, builds beautiful waterscapes but can do anything construction-related since he's worked with his father, who has a General Contractor, since a young age. We're a young hardworking couple, in our mid/late-twenties, wanting to see if the Swiss life is something that will work for us (of course, I already know for me, but we need to see if he will like it).

I've done SO MUCH research, because ideally I would like for him to come over legally for peace of mind and to do things right, but I feel like there isn't any other options and it should be easy for him to find a construction or even restaurant job (he has experience in that as well) under the table.

I would love some advice and suggestions. Are there any other Americans here in the same situation? What did you do? Any ideas?
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