Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama used an immigration speech Tuesday to take a jab at News Corporation CEO, Rupert Murdoch, who owns Fox News Channel.
Obama quoted the CEO, an Australian native, who said "Immigrants have made America great as the world leader in business, science, higher education and innovation."
The president was in El Paso, Texas to advocate for immigration reform as a way to strengthen the middle class, among other things.
"I want incomes for middle class families to rise again," Obama said. "I want prosperity in this country to be widely shared; I want everybody to be able to reach that American dream and that's why immigration reform is an economic imperative."