SANTA FE, N.M. — Donald Trump presidential campaign has added a Republican activist from New Mexico to a council of advisers on issues affecting Hispanic communities.
The Republican Party of New Mexico announced Friday that Phil Archuletta of Mountainair has been appointed to Trump’s National Hispanic Advisory Council.
Archuletta has attended every Republican National Convention since 1984 and says he supports Trump’s proposal to build a border wall to deter illegal immigration and drug smuggling. Archuletta is urging Trump to reach out to a broader Hispanic audience on issues of related to jobs and retirement security.
Archuletta’s business, PNM Signs Inc., manufactures roadside signs for federal and state agencies out of a factory in Mountainair.