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Glamorous American girlfriend of Danish PM’s son is being kicked out of the country

Glamorous American girlfriend of Danish PM’s son is being kicked out of the country after the Harvard-educated social media star fell foul of the nation’s stringent immigration laws

  • Aran Katarina Kirschenmann, 22, must leave the nation by the end of this month  
  • Social media star is too young to seek residence under Danish immigration laws 
  • Since Kirschenmann is under 24, she’s not eligible to stay in Denmark following 2002 passage of law intended to end automatic right of entry of a spouse
  • Kirschenmann has been living in Denmark as part of Harvard University studies
  • PM Rasmussen placed immigration policy into the spotlight by announcing the news during a debate broadcast on Sunday evening, just weeks before election 
  • ‘It’s to wonder at, that we live in a country that has no place for her,’ he said 

The American girlfriend of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen’s son is being kicked out of the country due to the country’s stringent immigration laws. 

Rasmussen’s son, Bergur, will be forced to take a temporary split from his Harvard-educated girlfriend, Aran Katarina Kirschenmann.

The 22-year-old social media star is too young to seek residence under Danish immigration laws and must leave the nation by the end of this month.

Because Kirschenmann is under the age of 24, she’s not eligible to remain in Denmark following the 2002 passage of a law that was intended to end the automatic right of entry of a spouse. 

Aran Katarina Kirschenmann (right), the American girlfriend of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen’s son, Bergur (left), is being kicked out of the country due to immigration laws

Bergur and Kirschenmann

Aran Katarina Kirschenmann

Bergur (left with Kirschenmann) will be forced to take a temporary split from his Harvard-educated girlfriend (right) 

The 22-year-old social media star is too young to seek residence under Danish immigration laws and must leave the nation by the end of this month

The 22-year-old social media star is too young to seek residence under Danish immigration laws and must leave the nation by the end of this month

The law raised the minimum age at which immigrants can bring a foreign spouse to live in Denmark from 18 to 24. 

According to Bloomberg, Kirschenmann has been living in Denmark as part of her Harvard University studies.

She is set to graduate from the Ivy League school this year, according to her Instagram page.

The California native started sharing her travel photos on Instagram in August 2012. 

Her account has not amassed more than 111,000 followers.  

PM Rasmussen placed immigration policy into the spotlight by announcing the news during a debate broadcast on Sunday evening, just weeks before Danes prepare to vote in the country’s national election on June 5.  

Because Kirschenmann is under the age of 24, she's not eligible to remain in Denmark following the 2002 passage of a law that was intended to end the automatic right of entry of a spouse

Because Kirschenmann is under the age of 24, she’s not eligible to remain in Denmark following the 2002 passage of a law that was intended to end the automatic right of entry of a spouse

Danish PM Rasmussen

Bergur with girlfriend Kirschenmann

PM Rasmussen (left) thrust immigration policy into the spotlight by announcing the news of his son’s girlfriend (right) during a debate broadcast on Sunday evening, just weeks before Danes prepare to vote in the country’s national election on June 5

‘It’s to wonder at, that we live in a country that has no place for her,’ Rasmussen said. 

Rasmussen’s minority government has been relying on support from the right-wing populist Danish People’s Party (DF) to pass laws, and has presided over a toughening of laws to curb immigration into the Nordic welfare state as a result.

But last week, he voiced readiness to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties. 

‘I fear that Danish politics will be thrown into chaos – a fear I believe is shared by many Danes,’ Rasmussen said. 

‘If I only get the opportunity to continue as premier by making myself politically dependent on the extreme right, then I would much rather explore the possibility of cooperation across the middle,’ said Rasmussen, alluding to the Social Democrats. 

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