Last year, the Inger Stojber ordered Brussels bigwigs to re-establish law and order on the Continent or face continued border checks within the Schengen Zone.
The grant allowed the European nations to continue to patrol their borders in force till February 12.
The Schengen Agreement, which was signed in 1985, was created to allow citizens of member countries to travel freely without passport checks to other nations within the area.
Denmark has extended the temporary border control measures
However, as the unprecedented influx of migrants has placed an enormous strain on the public services in the EU and EEA countries, several of the members have implemented internal border controls.
Ms Støjberg has now announced Denmark will maintain the checks until at least May as the bloc is failing to secure its external borders.
Defending the decision to shut down the borders, the politician said it was necessary because, despite immigration being at a five-year low, it might start to surge again.
"It’s true that we are very, very low when it comes to the number of asylum seekers at the moment. As it looks now, we are at the lowest level in five years but things can very quickly change,” Ms Støjberg said.
Denmark will have border controls for as long as it is necessary
“Denmark will have border controls for as long as it is necessary to have border control.”
According to the so-called Schengen Borders Code, member countries can impose temporary border controls within the otherwise borderless Schengen area for up to two years.
However the countries must apply for extensions from the EU if they want to continue the border checks, as it could threaten the “right to freedom of movement”.
Denmark first implemented internal border controls in January 2016 and has continued to extend the temporary restriction to thwart off illegal migrants attempting to cross its borders.
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An African migrant is helped by emergency personnel after crossing the border fence between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Ceuta
The decision to maintain the checks comes after Brussels admitted the were necessary as it “provided an adequate response to the identified threat to internal security and public policy” in a shocking report.
It stated: “Maintaining temporary internal border control is still necessary and provides an adequate response to the identified threat to internal security and public policy as it contributes to restoring order in the flows of persons crossing specific internal borders and as such curbs the secondary movements.
“Commission is of the view that the temporary border control carried out by Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway pursuant to the Council Recommendation of 12 May has remained within the conditions set by the Council.”