The two Ecuadorian sisters dumped by human smugglers at the border wall may soon be reunited with their parents in New York City, according to an official.
Magdalena Nunez, of the Consulate of Ecuador in Houston, didn’t have a timeline on the reunion between the girls, Yareli 3, and Yasmina 5, and their parents Yolanda Macas Tene and father Diego Vacacela Aguila — but believed it would be in a matter of days.
“We need to verify the identity of the parents and confirm they are the parents and make sure they are in good condition to receive the girls,” Nunez told The Post on Thursday. “It’s a process … We’re working to make sure it’s an expedited process and the girls spend as minimal time as possible separated from their parents.”
She added that the girls are “doing very well.”
“We have been in contact with them and confirmed they are in good health,” she said.
“Physically, they are perfect — emotionally, obviously, they went through a hard time but I guarantee you right now they are in good health and they are conversing,” Nunez added. “They are very alert, very intelligent.”
The mom and dad had left the girls behind at their home in Jaboncillo, Ecuador, to travel to the US, family told Telemundo.
The girls’ grandparents have asked President Biden to reunite the children with their parents. Aguilar paid a human smuggler to take his kids to the border — though the grandparents didn’t know how much they paid, the network reported.
“[The parents] wanted to be with them, their mother suffered a lot, for that reason they decided to take them,” paternal grandfather Lauro Vacacela told the Spanish-language network.
It’s unclear whether the parents are in the country legally.
Surveillance video showed the smugglers dropping the girls one by one over the 14-foot high border wall in Santa Teresa, New Mexico in the dead of night on March 30 before taking off on the other side — and abandoning the little girls.
The sisters were soon rescued by Border Patrol agents — and their story has since garnered national attention.
Photos emerged last week of the girls — who were not injured on their dramatic journey to the US — having snacks with Agent Gloria Chavez.
“When I visited with these little girls, they were so loving and so talkative, some of them were asking the names of all the agents that were there around them, and they even said they were a little hungry,” Chavez told Fox News.
“So I helped them peel a banana and open a juice box and just talked to them. You know, children are just so resilient and I’m so grateful that they’re not severely injured or [have] broken limbs or anything like that.”