US President Joe Biden has paused legal action against TikTok and WeChat, which could have seen the apps banned in the United States.
While Xi has called for "win-win" cooperation, Biden has called China America's "most serious competitor" and vowed to "out compete" Beijing.
Mr Biden on Thursday wrote to congress saying that the emergency was "unwarranted" and stated that no further USA taxpayer money would be spent on the wall.
The two presidents exchanged Chinese Lunar New Year greetings along with views on bilateral relations and major global and regional issues, according to a release from China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday.
"They're investing billions of dollars dealing with a whole range of issues that relate to transportation, the environment and a whole range of other things". Even here, though, major differences remain - for example, the Biden administration has remained outspoken about China's lack of transparency on COVID-19.
Trump challenged China over its trade policies by imposing punishing tariffs, an instrument he also used on traditional allies, drawing criticism for not taking a more unified approach with US friends to stand up to Beijing on issues such as intellectual property theft and other economic practices.
He said China hopes the U.S. respects China's core interests and cautiously deals with matters related to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Xinjiang, which are China's domestic issues concerning the nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mayorkas cautioned, however, that the initial phase of the reopening would be limited and changes would take time.
President Joe Biden: "He didn't order enough vaccines".
Cruz said on Friday that the United States was facing a "humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border", and warned that the influx of migrants could bring in new cases of the deadly coronavirus strain. Health officials in Los Angeles temporarily closed five vaccination centers Thursday, including a massive site at Dodger Stadium, after the city ran out of vaccine doses.
Lopez Obrador said he hoped to discuss with Biden a work visa program for Mexicans and Central Americans.
"The concerns highlighted by President Biden are in essence all Chinese core interests".
"We worked so very hard for this", Matthew Cortland, an attorney and disability rights activist, said of the effort to defeat the work requirements. "Adjudication will take years", Katko said.
He also ordered a review of all money spent on the project so far.
A United States official said Washington was in a position of strength after consultations with allies and partners to lay out concerns about China's "aggressive activities and abuses".
Mr Biden also quickly moved to remove Mr Trump's so-called "Muslim ban" on immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries.