As Congress gets ready to return to Washington after the August recess, immigration reform will be a topic of contention.

The Senate passed a comprehensive immigration overhaul in June, but House Republican leaders have said they will take a piecemeal approach to the issue and draft their own legislation.

Democrat Raúl Grijalva, U.S. representative for Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, will answer questions about possible legislation at noon Thursday at

Contact reporter Gabriela Rico at or 573-4232.