[JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official profile] on Friday ordered the Departments of State, Treasury, and Homeland Security [official websites] to take steps to ease restrictions on travel and remittances [press release] to Cuba. The new regulations, to be promulgated as modifications of the Cuban Assets Control [31 CFR 515.101 et seq.] and Customs and Border Protection [19 CFR 122.151 et seq.] regulations, will allow greater travel from the US to Cuba for religious and educational purposes, the…