One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who is engaged in the illegal transportation of people from one country to another.‘the country's geographical location and long coastline make it particularly vulnerable to people smugglers’
- ‘Many of those coming here by boat do so at the hands of people smugglers, a trade steeped in exploitation.’
- ‘To send him to Europe, Adem's family sold its home and paid people smugglers $7,000, he said.’
- ‘Another people smuggler has been arrested by police in the most concerted effort in years to catch those who transport refugees by boat to Australia.’
- ‘He arrived in France in 2006, after his father, a farm labourer in Punjab, put him on a plane with a people smuggler and a fake passport.’
- ‘A Home Affairs Minister said the government would pay up to $200,000 for information that led to the arrest of people smugglers.’
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