The legal status isn't in question, thus there is nothing to clarify. DACA doesn't change the legal status of "Dreamers". POTUS can't change their legal status, only congress can do that with the passage of a new law that redefines legal residence.
#87 | POSTED BY JEFFJ AT 2018-01-16 07:37 PM | FLAG:
In theory, a revision of their legal status by congress is pending. So, again, doesn't it make sense to characterize allowing them to stay and work in the meantime an appropriate exercise of executive discretion?