jet people
 n.pl.— «Liberal asylum traditions have been jolted by the new reality of asylum seekers coming directly from far-away lands through the development and proliferation of air transportation systems. These are the “jet people’ of the 80s who have succeeded the “boat people’ of the 70s.» —“Beyond Humanitarianism: the need for political will to resolve today’s refugee problem” by Jean-Pierre Hocké in Oxford University UNHCR Oct. 29, 1986. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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